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2014-06-23 16:24:42

Leading Duchenne-specific Organization Marks Anniversary with Largest International Meeting to Date HACKENSACK, N.J., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD), the leading advocacy organization working to end Duchenne muscular dystrophy (Duchenne) will hold their 20(th) Annual Connect Conference in Chicago, Illinois, June 26-29, 2014. The State of Illinois will recognize the event by declaring the week of June 23 as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy...

2014-06-23 08:22:42

-- Larger, more diverse regulated utility company with the financial strength and technical depth to meet customers' future energy needs; creates 8th largest natural gas distribution company in America MILWAUKEE and CHICAGO, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE: WEC) and Integrys Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: TEG) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Wisconsin Energy will acquire Integrys in a transaction valued at...

2014-06-19 23:02:12

Techweek Chicago to Kick Off on June 23 with Stellar Lineup of Events, Summits, Speakers and more Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Techweek, the nation’s leading technology conference and festival showcasing, celebrating and enabling emerging innovation ecosystems, will host its 4th Annual Techweek Chicago presented by Microsoft on June 23-29. Techweek Chicago is the largest technology conference in the Midwest, dedicated to bringing together entrepreneurs, visionaries, influencers and...

2014-06-19 08:26:31

In spite of significant improvements, more needs to be done SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Illinois' rank as 15(th) across the nation when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents shows significant improvement. However, AARP warns more must be done to protect the rights of older individuals living in the state. This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard from AARP with support of the nation's leading organizations behind...

2014-06-18 23:10:08

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn visited 1871, a Chicago-based tech incubator, to meet with start-ups including the team behind the app Selfie. Many heavy hitters are betting on Chicago to be the next new hub for technological innovation. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The innovative iOS app "Selfie" showed off its new feature #ThemeOfTheDay to Illinois Governor Pat Quinn at 1871, a Chicago-based tech incubator. Selfie aims to revolutionize the Social Media landscape with their...

2014-06-18 23:07:53

Fertility Centers of Illinois hosts annual Chicago meeting with global thought leaders in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility on June 19-21. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 World experts in the diagnosis and treatment of infertility will convene at the ninth annual Midwest Reproductive Symposium hosted by Fertility Centers of Illinois on June 19-21 in Chicago, IL. Global thought leaders in the scientific and clinical infertility arena will present their latest...

2014-06-18 16:25:13

A diverse range of top business leaders headline the host committee WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a message from Dale Jones, President of Diversified Search: A highly influential group of leaders representing African and African-American political, business and international trade communities will host the first annual "Gathering of Pan-African Leaders" at the Mayflower Hotel on Monday, August 4, 2014. The dinner and reception will be held in advance of the...

2014-06-18 08:26:27

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide, an independent, full-service global marketing agency, has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in Chicago by being named to the Crain's Chicago Business "Fast Fifty" list for the fourth year in a row. Honored as #42 on the list, Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide boasted five-year growth of 262 percent and is one of three advertising and marketing agencies to be featured on this year's list...

2014-06-18 08:26:06

LA GRANGE, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate branding is a way to visually communicate an organization's identity and reputation to the general public, customers, competitors and employees. Signage and logos represent the first layer of branding; Chicago-based Impact Architectural Signs (http://www.impactsigns.com/) has proven itself more than capable of producing interior and exterior signage that makes a lasting impression....

2014-06-17 23:15:42

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Illinois. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 408 contracting opportunities/awards in the state of Illinois. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Illinois....


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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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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.