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2014-09-05 12:24:24

ATLANTA, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes in Illinois as a result of hail on May 21, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The disaster declaration includes the following counties in...

2014-09-05 04:20:06

Lower demand, switch to less expensive winter blend push prices lower AURORA, Ill., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gas price averages across Illinois and Indiana continue to drop heading into the fall season. Illinois and Indiana drivers are currently paying on average $3.55 and $3.51 respectively for a gallon of regular unleaded. These prices mark the lowest prices for a September start since 2010. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100506/AAACHILOGO In August in Illinois, gas prices...

2014-09-04 23:12:54

The state of Illinois has recognized Alpha Controls & Services for completing effective energy saving projects for public facilities in the program year 2014 as part of the state’s Energy Now Program that offers rebates for energy saving projects. ROCKFORD, Ill (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 The state of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) officially recognized Alpha Controls & Services as a leader in implementing energy saving projects for public...

2014-09-04 23:10:36

Thomson Reuters Accelus, offering market-leading solutions for enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management, will be showcasing its online compliance training solutions at the 2014 Compliance & Ethics Institute, September 14-16, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Thomson Reuters Accelus, offering market-leading solutions for enterprise Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) management, will be showcasing its online...

2014-09-04 08:37:29

Next generation antenna extends 4G LTE ranges for wireless internet service providers, providing cost-effective, higher speed broadband for underserved communities in rural areas. ITASCA, Ill., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tazca Connects partners with Haleakala R&D to test plasma smart antennas on commercial 4G LTE. Next generation antenna extends 4G LTE ranges for wireless internet service providers, providing cost-effective, higher speed broadband for underserved communities...

2014-09-03 23:11:27

Dr. Mark Leondires and Financial Advisor Beatrice Abshire of GayParentsToBe.com. are conducting in-person consultations with LGBTQ community at The Center in Chicago, IL on September 12. The following day they will be at the Surrogacy Seminar and Gay Parenting Expo, sponsored by GayParentsToBe.com. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 On Friday, September 12 from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Chicago, IL, Dr. Mark Leondires and Financial Advisor Beatrice Abshire of GayParentsToBe.com will...

2014-09-03 23:11:01

Illinois teachers receive training in iOS programming; 500 high school students to learn coding by end of school year. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 School districts in two Chicago suburbs have partnered with Mobile Makers Academy to add software development and coding classes into their STEM curricula. Barrington 220 School District (Barrington, Ill.) and High School District 214 (Arlington Heights, Ill.) are the first districts to pilot Mobile Makers Academy's high school...

2014-09-03 16:29:39

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the announcement of the collaboration agreements with Calico Life Sciences LLC (Calico) and Infinity Pharmaceuticals Inc (Infinity), AbbVie is amending its earnings guidance on a GAAP basis for the year ending...

2014-09-03 16:29:02

Takeda Stresses Continued Confidence in ACTOS DEERFIELD, Ill. and OSAKA, Japan, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. today announced that judgment was entered on the jury verdict that was returned on April 7, 2014, in the case of Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al. (U.S. Dist. Ct., W. Dist. of Louisiana, Case No. 12-0064). The court...

2014-09-03 12:31:13

Global provider of employee assistance programs expands resources and reach to address rising demand for counseling, crisis intervention and wellness services across Mexico BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chestnut Global Partners (www.chestnutglobalpartners.org), a provider of culturally-aware employee assistance and wellness programs to companies worldwide, today named Mauricio Moncayo Valarezo as Director Sales for CGP Mexico (CGPM). Mauricio will lead CGP Mexico's...


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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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