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2014-10-17 12:20:55

Pete Harkness provides area drivers with excellent model options STERLING, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Consumers living in the Sterling, Illinois area or in the surrounding communities of Davenport, Iowa and Rockford, Illinois that are looking for a new vehicle will find a variety of options at the Pete Harkness Auto Group. Offering Ford, Chevy, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram, Buick and Lincoln models Pete Harkness has vehicles to fit any need or lifestyle. Drivers looking...

2014-10-17 08:25:51

FREEPORT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers now have an intriguing new way to "chill" after a long, frenzied day. Vacay is an all-natural water enhancer with ingredients known to "relieve stress and anxiety, ease tension and calm the mind." It combines the ever-popular flavors of iced tea and lemonade in a conveniently portable supplement that consumers simply add to their water. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141016/152622 Photo -...

2014-10-17 08:23:56

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sophie* is a 15 year old cross country runner who has a history of a foot stress fracture and shin splints. Often she does not eat prior to her workouts. Recently she has felt fatigued and weak during her races, saying her legs feel heavy and she sometimes feels dizzy. She has been running every day, averaging 40-50 miles a week, and has lost 18 pounds in the past year. At times she feels running has become a compulsion....

2014-10-16 23:06:51

SWS Environmental Services (SWSES), a leading environmental services company will be exhibiting at the 16th Annual Railroad Environment Conference. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 SWS Environmental Services will be exhibiting at booth number 15 at the 16th Annual Railroad Environmental Conference hosted at The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign on October 28-29, 2014. SWSES conference attendees on hand will be Vice President of Field Operations, Jim Nardozzi and Ohio Account...

2014-10-16 16:28:12

CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Chicago Crime Commission released its latest publication called The Nightmare of Sweepstakes Video Gaming designed to assist law enforcement in identifying and removing the new gaming machines that have been introduced in Illinois. The publication provides information on the identification and operation of the gaming machines, the Illinois Gaming Board's legal position on the issue, and information on how other states have...

2014-10-16 12:29:55

SCHAUMBURG, IL, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran (NASDAQ: CTRX) (TSX: CCT) announces that it will release its fiscal 2014 third quarter financial results on Thursday, October 30, 2014, at 6:00 AM Eastern Time. The Company will hold a conference call at 8:30 AM Eastern Time that same day, Thursday, October 30, 2014, hosted by Mark Thierer, Chairman and CEO, and Mike Shapiro, Senior Vice President and CFO. Please dial in 10-15 minutes prior to the call to secure a line....

2014-10-16 12:28:06

World's Leading Maker of Arcade-Quality Pinball Games Announces New Partnership to Bring Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons(TM) Pinball Machine to The Market MELROSE PARK, Ill., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, announced today its new partnership with Whizbang Pinball LLC to build and distribute Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons(TM) pinball in the spring of 2015....

2014-10-16 12:22:04

The newest version of the recently-redesigned compact car is now available at Fox Lake Toyota FOX LAKE, Ill., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The vehicles that compose the compact car segment continue to gain a great deal of popularity, especially in the Northern Illinois area. As the smaller size of the vehicles allows them to achieve some of the highest fuel economy ratings on the market, one vehicle in particular that continues to be a hit among residents throughout Illinois...

2014-10-16 08:33:50

Dremel builds on functionality of rotary tools and Multi-Max with introduction of four new accessories MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The Dremel brand continues to refine its line of specialized accessories with the introduction of the 506CU and EZ506CU Premium Metal Cutting Wheels and the MM730 and MM910 Multi-Max sanding accessories. All four new accessories offer more application options for already versatile Dremel tool systems. "High quality accessories like these...

2014-10-15 23:13:28

The Integration of technologies coupled with a workforce aging out of the Industrial Maintenance arena force companies to look at what skills new employees and existing employees need to keep their operations in good repair and current. Wheeling, IL (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 SOLEX College is proud to announce the launch of its Accredited Industrial Maintenance Technician Program in Illinois’ District 10, with classes beginning on October 20th 2014. The State of Illinois is the third...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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