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2014-09-11 12:24:11

CHICAGO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, the Illinois Lottery is giving Illinoisans a chance to win even more cash with the debut of their newest instant games: Loose Change, Super $100 Frenzy, Super $500 Frenzy and $300,000,000 Cash Spectacular offer players multiple chances to win big prizes. These games join popular instant games like Crossword and ongoing numbers games like Lotto. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140807/134471 Turn coins into dollar bills...

2014-09-11 08:27:41

New Medication for Obese Adults, or Overweight Adults with at Least One Weight-Related Comorbid Condition DEERFIELD, Ill., and LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) jointly announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Contrave® (naltrexone HCI and bupropion HCI) extended-release tablets as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for...

2014-09-11 08:21:32

2015 Mazda 3 hits the lot at Bill Jacobs Mazda in Joliet, Ill. JOLIET, Ill, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers who want to get behind the wheel of a reinvigorated 2015 Mazda 3 will get their chance at Bill Jacobs Mazda in Joliet, Ill. The 2015 model Mazda 3 builds on the already impressive reputation of the Mazda 3 platform. With exceptional efficiency due to Mazda Skyactiv technology and the implementation of the innovative Mazda Connect infotainment interface, the 2015...

2014-09-10 23:06:43

Becker's Hospital Review Names150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "150 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know," which features some of the brightest leaders involved in financial aspects of the healthcare industry. These men and women have demonstrated excellence in healthcare financial management by leading some of the largest, most prominent and financially...

2014-09-10 23:03:52

New book calls for overhaul of engineering education Needham, Mass and Douglas, MI (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Our current engineering educational system is broken. As a result, we are not graduating enough or the right kind of engineer innovators needed to solve the complex challenges of the world, from energy production to cyber security. Less than five percent of U.S. undergraduates choose engineering as a degree, and more than 50 percent will leave the major before graduating –...

2014-09-10 08:26:23

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-four U.S. cities have been identified as the best retirement destinations by Consumers Digest. The list was generated by a formula into which 12 pieces of data were entered. Among the 24 cities that are recognized, the 12 that rose to the top are (in alphabetical order): 1. Ann Arbor, Michigan 2. Boise, Idaho 3. Cheyenne, Wyoming 4. Fort Wayne, Indiana 5. Gainesville, Florida 6. Jonesboro, Arkansas 7....

2014-09-10 08:22:25

2015 Cadillac XTS leads Cadillac lineup in Joliet, Ill. JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Getting behind the wheel of a 2015 Cadillac XTS implies a certain premium level of class and exclusivity that employs exotic and elaborate handmade interior style as well as turbocharged performance, plush comforts and innovative technology. Bill Jacobs Cadillac prides themselves on delivering unrivaled luxury to Joliet, Ill. drivers who want only the best luxury models...

2014-09-10 00:20:19

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FRA Exceeds Six Million Passengers for the First Time in a Single Month - Passenger Growth Surpasses Five Percent - Cargo Tonnage Rises More Than Three Percent Welcoming 6.1 million passengers, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) achieved a new monthly passenger record by exceeding the six million passenger mark for the first time in a single month. This represented noticeable growth of 5.4 percent year-on-year. Furthermore,...

2014-09-09 23:00:26

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose myelin in the gray matter of their brains and the loss is closely correlated with the severity of the disease, according to a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study that appears online, September 10, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 People with multiple sclerosis (MS) lose myelin in the gray matter of their brains and the loss is closely correlated with the severity of the disease, according to a new magnetic...

2014-09-09 12:29:08

Primary Research Provides Key Insights and Tools for Health Care Professionals DEERFIELD, Ill. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Diabetes Association (Association) and Takeda Pharmaceuticals, U.S.A., Inc. (Takeda) unveiled ConnecT2Day(TM), a program based on innovative research that offers new tools for health care professionals (HCPs) who are looking for additional ways to partner with patients in managing their type 2 diabetes. ConnecT2Day gathered input...


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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'