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2014-10-13 08:21:14

The Rogue is one of many Nissan models that provides consumers with something special ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For a number of years the Nissan Motor Corporation motto has been "Innovation that excites" and with a closer look at some of the Japanese automaker's latest offerings, it's clear to see that the motto is more than just a saying. There have been many uniquely-styled vehicles released by Nissan in the past, but out of all of them, there...

2014-10-11 23:03:24

Zip-Pak® will offer packaging professionals a sneak peek at the next generation of resealable solutions during Pack Expo 2014, South Hall, Booth 3102, Chicago, IL. Manteno, IL (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Zip-Pak, the global leader in zipper technology, will feature its complete range of proven resealable solutions, and introduce two emerging technologies at Pack Expo 2014. Consumer convenience and sensory experience are the drivers behind PresSure Lok® and Fragrance-Zip™, two new...

2014-10-10 23:00:14

Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community, will host a health presentation on Oct. 16. The community in the St. Louis Metro East area serves seniors of all incomes, including those on Medicaid. Bradley, Illinois (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Cambridge House of Maryville, a BMA affordable assisted living community, is hosting a health presentation on the benefits of adding fresh fruits to your daily diet. The presentation will take place from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on...

2014-10-10 16:23:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama discussed innovation, entrepreneurship and technology with *newzcard co-founders Steve Granitz and Justin Kahn during his visit to Cross Campus in Santa Monica on Thursday. *newzcard has been based at Cross Campus since 2013. The President visited the members-only hub for small business and was given a brief tour of the *newzcard offices and a demonstration of the innovative website and iPhone app that is...

2014-10-10 16:22:04

Moves Follow Previously Announced Retirements and Changes in Caterpillar's Executive Office PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the previous announcement regarding two group presidents' retirements and new responsibilities for another group president, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced related changes at the vice president level, including the retirement of Vice President Steve Gosselin. Steve Gosselin RetirementAfter more than 35 years of outstanding...

2014-10-10 16:21:55

Group Presidents Stu Levenick and Steve Wunning to Retire, Group President Ed Rapp to Replace Wunning, Vice Presidents Rob Charter and Tom Pellette Appointed as Group Presidents PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following long and distinguished careers with the company, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) announced today that Group Presidents Stu Levenick, 61, and Steve Wunning, 63, have elected to retire. Levenick is a Caterpillar group president with responsibility for Customer...

2014-10-10 12:27:04

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the latest episode of Horace Mann's (NYSE:HMN) faux reality series, "An Extreme Calling," find out if teachers know their LOLs from their OMGs. Horace Mann, a multiline insurance company providing insurance and financial services to the education community, is taking a lighthearted look at the unique challenges educators face through the faux reality series. Responses from educators in Horace Mann's Educator Advisory Panel inspired...

2014-10-10 12:23:14

Statement from AARP Illinois State Director, Bob Gallo CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "AARP has a proud 28-year history of nonpartisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their families, so they can make their own decisions on Election Day. Recently, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's campaign released a television advertisement that mentions AARP. We want to make it clear...

2014-10-10 12:20:24

Sterling, Ill. dealership giving away two tickets for October concert STERLING, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Area residents interested in seeing country music recording artist Brantley Gilbert in concert on Oct. 18 , can register to win two tickets at any Pete Harkness dealership near Sterling, Illinois . Brantley Gilbert is an American singer-songwriter that has recorded hit songs such as "Bottoms Up," "Kick It In the Sticks" and "My Kind of Crazy". The concert will be...

2014-10-10 08:24:22

The company's first Signature Collection community offers 156 luxury apartments and innovative amenities NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Shore Place, a Senior Lifestyle Corporation community, celebrated its grand opening in Northbrook, Ill., with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. North Shore Place is the company's first Signature Collection community in the United States. Northbrook's Village President Sandra Frum, as well as Northbrook's Chamber of Commerce,...


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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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