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2014-08-29 12:25:49

PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing of industrial hemp ("hemp") in Illinois for research purposes will become legal on January 1, 2015 thanks to Governor Quinn's signing of HB 5085 on August 26th, 2014. This marks the third time hemp legislation has been put before a governor in the state. The two prior attempts were made in 1999 and 2000, but both were vetoed by Governor Ryan. The reason for the 2000 veto was stated to be a lack of private funding of...

2014-08-28 23:14:04

The fourth annual Step for Hope Run/Walk is scheduled to take place at Bierman Park in Carol Stream, IL on Saturday, September 6, 2014. All proceeds benefit the world renowned Brain Aneurysm Foundation. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Now in its 4th year, Step for Hope is a run/walk that was started in 2011 by two brain aneurysm survivors. The ongoing mission of Step for Hope is to raise much needed awareness, provide education to help increase early detection and to help support...

2014-08-28 20:20:38

Illinois dealership prepares customers for "fastest muscle car ever built" MATTESON, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over the course of the past few months, there's been no shortage of hype surrounding the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. While it's still months away from touching its wheels down on the South Oak Dodge lot in Matteson, Illinois, performance car enthusiasts have plenty to look forward to from the new model. Photo -...

2014-08-28 12:34:10

Wilton And Creativebug Whip Up A New Batch Of Online Classes WOODRIDGE, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A luscious chocolate cake with velvety buttercream icing doesn't have to be something you only dream about. Let Creativebug and Wilton show you how easy it is to make that perfect cake with a new series of online courses. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

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2014-08-28 03:00:18

Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor, University of Illinois University of Illinois engineers are bringing a touch of color to glucose monitoring. The researchers developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate, and the wavelength shift is so precise that doctors and patients may be able to use it for automatic insulin dosing – something not possible using current point measurements like test strips. “There are significant...

2014-08-28 08:28:06

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H. D. Smith, among the nation's largest pharmaceutical wholesalers, today announced the winners of its annual Trading Partners of the Year award, honoring select pharmaceutical and health products manufacturers who collaborate actively to grow the industry and advance patient care. Each award category recognizes two winners, based on criteria including trade volume, trade policies, and overall sales, for excellence across each key H. D. Smith...

2014-08-27 12:30:35

Integrated health system will be branded "Northwestern Medicine®" and will include four hospitals, and approximately 1,600 beds, 19,500 employees and a combined medical staff with 4,000 physicians CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) today announced the completion of agreements that formally integrate Cadence Health with NMHC. The agreement takes effect September 1, and signifies the expansion of NMHC's Northwestern Medicine(®) branded...

2014-08-27 12:21:39

Cadillac vs the competition comparisons at Bill Jacobs JOLIET, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most difficult aspects of buying a new car is the research and finding the model that best fits the driver's needs. Bill Jacobs Cadillac in Joliet, IL provides consumers with valuable Cadillac vs the competition comparisons to keep consumers informed on how Cadillac models surpass the competition in the luxury vehicle market. These valuable vehicle comparisons will pit...

2014-08-27 12:21:28

Northern Illinois dealership will be open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the day of the event FOX LAKE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Potential car buyers residing in Northern Illinois are sure to appreciate that Fox Lake Toyota, a Toyota and Scion dealership located in Fox Lake, Illinois, will be holding their Labor Day Sales Event throughout the holiday weekend, and will be offering extremely low prices and financing rates for all customers who stop into the dealership...

2014-08-27 12:21:26

Chevrolet of Naperville shows off new Suburban, Tahoe and Traverse NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chevrolet of Naperville has one of the most complete inventories of Chevy vehicles for sale in the Naperville area. This includes everything up to and including a full range of 2015 Chevy SUVs like the Chevy Suburban, Chevy Tahoe and Chevy Traverse. Each one of these outstanding SUVs brings something different to the SUV world, and, by extension, their owners. An...


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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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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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