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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...

2014-10-02 23:07:53

ITsavvy just announced, together with HP, that it earned one of six HP SDN (software-defined networking) partnerships. ADDISON, Ill. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 ITsavvy, one of the fastest growing companies of its type in the U.S., just announced, together with HP, that it earned one of six HP SDN (software-defined networking) partnerships. ITsavvy President and CEO Mike Theriault said, “I cannot underestimate this accomplishment and how thrilled we are. We have been working hard with our...

2014-10-02 23:01:53

In August, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany co-founder, Julie Rotblatt-Amrany was a featured speaker at a prestigious Art and Science conference held on August 28th in Chicago. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 In August, Fine Art Studio of Rotblatt-Amrany co-founder, Julie Rotblatt-Amrany was a featured speaker at a prestigious Art and Science conference held on August 28th in Chicago. The conference, titled Multiverse: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies, was held at the LeRoy Neiman Center, and...

2014-10-02 16:28:19

CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benedictine University's Distinguished Alumni Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in a career field or personal endeavor, was recently presented to Rich Grimley. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141002/149988 Grimley is the president and CEO of Chicago-based Rexam Beverage Can North America (BCNA), a $2 billion per year revenue sector of London-based Rexam PLC. Rexam is one of the largest beverage can manufacturers in the world...

2014-10-02 16:26:51

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hospira Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hospira, Inc., today announced the launch of (Mission: Care)(2), the 2014 Hospira Foundation Grant Challenge. In honor of the Foundation's 10(th) Anniversary, this application-based grant program will award 10 charitable organizations with grants of $10,000 each. Additionally, in the second phase of the challenge, the 10 grant recipients will be invited to participate in a video contest -...

2014-10-02 08:25:24

Foundation earmarks additional grants for veterans work, civics, early care and education grants CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Robert R. McCormick Foundation announced more than $5.8 million in grants to support journalism, veterans, civics and early care and education. Journalism Program The McCormick Foundation's Journalism Program seeks to ensure that people have the news and information they need to be engaged citizens. Its grant making focuses on news literacy,...

2014-10-02 08:25:13

Sixteen Partners in Innovation lead the growing community of schools using The Outcomes Survey®. Their career services and institutional research staff advise CSO Research, Inc. to help ensure the survey will always meet the needs of U.S. colleges and universities. AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Texas Lutheran University are among the growing number of schools that have recognized the importance of nationally...

2014-10-01 20:23:45

Awards $15,000 to Urban Agriculture Program CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is awarding a $15,000 Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant to the nonprofit Angelic Organics Learning Center to support the Roots & Wings Urban Agriculture and Youth Development Program. The Roots & Wings network builds leadership, job skills and community through farming in the city of Rockford. Angelic Organics Learning Center...


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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.