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2014-08-18 12:30:33

The pharmacy benefit manager has occupied the list longer than any other Chicagoland company SCHAUMBURG, IL, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX, TSX: CCT), a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and technology, announced today that it has been ranked as one of Fortune's Fastest-Growing Companies for the fifth year in a row. Catamaran is one of just 10 companies to have made the list five or more consecutive times in the past 15 years,...

2014-08-18 12:24:10

CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The September issue of Chicago magazine highlights the most covetable offerings inspired by fall runways in the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. Photographed in the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Cool Glamour showcases timeless pieces from runways all over the world, all of which can conveniently be purchased here in Chicago. Today, many parents are exploring the idea of enrolling their kids in private schools, knowing that it's challenging to get their children into...

2014-08-18 08:30:40

Midwest's Preeminent Non-Profit Organization of Home Energy Pros Has Helped Thousands of Homeowners and Builders Since 2004 CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Homebuilding in Illinois has come a long way since 2004. Back then, the state had no uniform building code at all, and now Illinois enforces one of the most excellent energy codes in the world. Every home built from Chicago to St. Louis is required to be designed for energy efficiency, and tested for airtightness and duct...

2014-08-18 08:20:47

A 50-50 Split between Domestic and Import DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2013. To view the multimedia assets associated...

nanopore dna sequencing
2014-08-17 02:00:34

Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gene-based personalized medicine has many possibilities for diagnosis and targeted therapy, but one big bottleneck: the expensive and time-consuming DNA-sequencing process. Now, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have found that nanopores in the material molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) could sequence DNA more accurately, quickly and inexpensively than anything yet available....

2014-08-15 23:03:31

Dr. Patrick Walsh, Director of the Marianjoy Psychology Department and Coordinator of the Brain Injury Program, has been appointed to the State of Illinois Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advisory Council. This advisory council makes recommendations to the governor for developing and administering a comprehensive State Plan to provide services to individuals with brain or spinal cord injuries and to help prevent new injuries from occurring. Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Dr....

2014-08-15 23:01:56

Dr. Kelch at AlignLife in North Peoria, will be opening appointments on August 20th for no charge chiropractic evaluations for children in the Peoria area. Peoria, IL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Hyperactivity, ear infections, sight problems, allergies, and a slew of other childhood concerns have been linked to nerve obstruction in the spine. As many of the Peoria surrounding area schools are heading back into session, one area chiropractor has offered to check your child's spine to ensure...

2014-08-15 16:25:54

Do better business at one of the premier convention hotels in the Windy City CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Using Marriott's Meeting Services app, event professionals can manage every detail at their fingertips. Now, those who book and host a qualified event at Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel with 75 cumulative rooms over select value dates through Dec. 31 will receive a free iPad Mini*. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140812/135678 Enjoy nearly...

2014-08-15 12:25:27

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, today announced that the company will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in New York. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:45 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. It will be available to all interested parties through a live audiocast accessible via the investor...

2014-08-15 08:21:03

WAUKEGAN, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telefonix, Inc., a leader in cord reel technology and manufacturer of the PowerPost® commercial electric vehicle (EV) charging station product line, has confirmed that the company's L1 PowerPost electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) has been tested at the Nissan Technical Center in Plymouth, Michigan. The Company reports that the L1 PowerPost EVSE is fully compatible with the Nissan LEAF® battery electric vehicle. Photo -...


Latest Illinois Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 08:19:21

Symbol: TRAUI Group: Dicot Family: Caprifoliaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   TRIL Triosteum illinoense (Wiegand) Rydb.   TRPEI Triosteum perfoliatum L. var. illinoense Wiegand Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, IL, IN, KS, KY, MO, NE, OK, PA, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-15 02:54:34

Symbol: OXIL Group: Dicot Family: Oxalidaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, IN Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-15 05:47:03

Symbol: LERA Group: Dicot Family: Cistaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:DC, DE, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-18 04:10:53

Symbol: CYGR11 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, MO, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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