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2014-04-04 16:20:12

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This is a statement about public safety from Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Director, John H. Kennedy: The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police is concerned about the negative impact on public safety that is likely to result if Illinois Senate Bill 3411 (SB 3411) is passed. While law enforcement executives strongly agree with eliminating the imposition of arbitrary traffic ticket quotas, the bill would also...

Electronic Patches That Stick To Your Skin For Health Monitoring
2014-04-04 14:14:50

[ Watch The Video: Stick-On Electronic Patches For Health Monitoring ] University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Wearing a fitness tracker on your wrist or clipped to your belt is so 2013. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University have demonstrated thin, soft stick-on patches that stretch and move with the skin and incorporate commercial, off-the-shelf chip-based electronics for sophisticated wireless health monitoring. The patches...

2014-04-03 10:39:45

Many food-insecure families also struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products, according to a new University of Illinois study published in the Journal of Family and Economic Issues. "These families often make trade-offs with other living expenses and employ coping strategies in an effort to secure such household items as toilet paper, toothpaste, soap, or disposable diapers. What's more, nearly three in four low-income...

2014-04-03 08:33:17

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") amended its July 18, 2013 credit facility agreement on April 2, 2014. The amendment reduces the borrowing rates for outstanding term loans and for any future borrowings under the $400 million revolving credit facility. The interest rates are based on LIBOR rates plus margin determined from a pricing grid based on the Company's debt to EBITDA ratio as...

2014-04-03 08:23:32

ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 500 Ameren employees across Missouri and Illinois will participate in a variety of volunteer service projects in April. Activities include gardening, community clean-ups and painting for a variety of social service organizations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/CG97612 The initiative is part of "Ameren Cares," which connects Ameren with the communities it serves through charitable giving and volunteering. A key focus of Ameren...

2014-04-02 23:33:17

Athletic Republic - Orland Park, IL performance sports training center under new ownership. Park City, Utah (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Athletic Republic, the industry leader in performance sports training, is proud to announce an ownership change at Athletic Republic - Orland Park. Brothers Matt and Joel Kamp, former stand-out athletes at Chicago Christian High School and Trinity Christian College, have purchased the training center located at 11545 W. 183rd Place in Orland Park, Illinois....

2014-04-02 23:24:24

Allsup provides top 10 tips for getting through the SSDI backlog. Belleville, IL (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The amount of time people with disabilities will wait for a Social Security hearing this year is expected to go over 400 days, a number not seen since fiscal year 2010, according to Allsup. The company, based in Belleville, Ill., has helped hundreds of thousands of people qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. People waiting for hearings on their SSDI claims...

2014-04-02 23:03:41

Best Drug Rehabilitation has launched a contest that will award three lucky winners a pair of tickets and exclusive backstage passes to the one-of-a-kind Colt Ford concert on April 19, 2014 at the Adams County Fairground on Highway 336 in Mendon, IL. (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation has launched a contest that will award three lucky winners a pair of tickets and exclusive backstage passes to the one-of-a-kind Colt Ford concert on April 19, 2014 at the Adams County...

2014-04-02 20:20:06

Illinois-based trucking company declared to be an imminent hazard to public safety WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered DND International, Inc., USDOT No. 1434005, to immediately shut down after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based trucking company to be an imminent hazard to public safety. FMCSA investigators found the carrier had committed widespread, serious...

2014-04-02 16:24:03

OAK BROOK, IL, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (TSX: PRI), a clean energy company that generates revenue from capturing and recycling recoverable heat and byproduct fuels from industrial processes, today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, after market close on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. A telephone conference call hosted by management to discuss the financial results will be held:...


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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