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2014-10-06 16:28:56

CLAY CITY, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately 760 acres of Clay County, Illinois farmland - most of it tillable - will sell at auction Monday, Nov. 17, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the property and managing the sale. "Taken as a whole, this provides a complete farm, including a home, grain storage and two equipment sheds," said Kenny Schum, auction manager. "With 16 tracts, area farmers will be able to bid on just the amount of property that suits their needs....

2014-10-06 16:27:34

Awards $75,000 to Playworks Illinois CHICAGO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is awarding a $75,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant to Playworks Illinois to support their work rejuvenating recess and combatting bullying at 18 low-income Chicago Public Schools. Playworks believes recess should be fun, energizing, safe and inclusive for everyone and their work is helping students learn cooperation and leadership skills that...

2014-10-06 16:22:44

MILWAUKEE and CHICAGO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin Energy (NYSE: WEC) and Integrys Energy Group (NYSE: TEG) have announced that the registration statement on Form S-4 filed by Wisconsin Energy with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Aug. 13, 2014, and as subsequently amended, which includes a joint proxy statement/prospectus of Wisconsin Energy and Integrys Energy Group, was declared effective today. The companies also announced that they each have scheduled...

2014-10-06 12:29:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, will host a conference call to discuss its third-quarter 2014 results on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 at 8 a.m. Central time. The company will release its third-quarter results earlier that morning, before the U.S. stock market open and the conference call. A live webcast of the conference call and related material will be available on...

2014-10-06 12:27:15

JACKSONVILLE, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives at Illinois College will be dedicated in Schewe Library on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5 pm in coordination with Dr. Al Habtoor's visit to the campus. Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, who is Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group - a diversified conglomerate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - is being honored for his ongoing support of Illinois College which includes a donation to create state-of-the-art archives to...

2014-10-06 12:26:26

Platinum Home Mortgage Announces "Live for FREE in December" 2014 Halloween Costume Contest ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just in time for Halloween and the holiday season, Platinum Home Mortgage is announcing a "Live for FREE in December" 2014 Halloween costume contest. Five lucky winners will each have their December rent or mortgage paid - up to $3,000 each - by Platinum. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141003/150247 Participants simply...

2014-10-05 12:21:04

Leading Industry Conference Examines How Innovation in Medical Technology Improves the Lives of Patients, Enhances Health Care and Boosts the Economy CHICAGO, Oct. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2014: The MedTech Conference, the leading gathering of medical technology professionals in North America, opens its doors Monday at noon at McCormick Place in Chicago, Ill. The three-day conference is expected to attract more than 2,500 attendees from nearly 30 countries with the...

2014-10-03 16:24:45

Expresses Continued Confidence in ACTOS DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. today announced that in the case of Frances Wisniewski v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al., Case No.: 120702272, the jury found in favor of the plaintiff and awarded $2,050,000 in compensatory damages. Takeda is considering its options, including post-trial motions and an appeal. The trial began on September 8, 2014, in the Court of Common Pleas,...

2014-10-03 08:23:21

The search for Aaron Rodgers' wallets kicked off at Lambeau Field last night, with scavenger hunts in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois to follow GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early in last night's Green Bay vs. Minnesota game, thousands of fans were out of their seats, not cheering for action on the field, but searching for 28 lost "wallets" belonging to star quarterback Aaron Rodgers, which were randomly hidden below their stadium seats....

2014-10-03 04:20:43

Lower demand, ample supply push prices lower AURORA, Ill., Oct. 3, 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 $3.46 and $3.26 respectively for a gallon of regular unleaded. In September in Illinois, gas prices averaged $3.55, which was down $.01 from August 2014 and down $.10 from September 2013. In northern Indiana, gas prices averaged $3.48 in September, which...


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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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