Quantcast

Latest Illinois Stories

2014-08-04 23:00:16

Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis in older women, subsequently reducing the rate of more advanced, difficult-to-treat cases, according to a new study published online, August 5, in the journal Radiology. Researchers said the findings lend support to regular mammography screening in women ages 75 and older. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Mammography-detected breast cancer is associated with a shift to earlier stage diagnosis...

2014-08-04 16:24:27

CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Era Eugene Callahan, 80, former chief of staff to the late U.S. Senator Alan J. Dixon and Director of Government Relations for Major League Baseball died Monday, Aug. 4 in his Springfield, IL home. A native of Milford, IL, he was a graduate of Illinois College in Jacksonville where he played baseball and met his wife, Ann. Gene was the beloved husband of Ann Callahan; father of the late Dan Callahan, Lynn Callahan Riddley and U.S....

2014-08-04 08:29:01

Early registration now open for September 5K race ALTON, Ill., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Early registration for the 6(th) Annual Alton Miles for Meso 5K Race & 2K Fun Run Walk, hosted by Simmons Hanly Conroy and organized by Metro Tri Club, is now open. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140801/132726 The event returns Saturday, Sept. 27, to Simmons Hanly Conroy's Alton office at One Court Street in honor of National Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The event will...

2014-08-04 08:24:33

Ducks still available for adoption - Grand Prize is a Brand New 2014 Chevy Equinox CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 60,000 rubber duckies will drop off the Columbus Bridge into the Chicago River on August 7, 2014 at 1 p.m.! The 9(th) Annual Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby to benefit Special Olympics Illinois enthralls people of all ages who watch the ducks "race" to the finish line. Ducks are still available for adoption for $5.00 online until the morning of August 7...

2014-08-03 23:00:17

Arborists, scientists and tree care specialists worldwide receive special recognition for their efforts in bettering the tree care industry. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (August 2014) (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), the source for tree research, education and proper tree care, has announced nine winners in the 2014 Awards of Distinction, sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts. The Awards of Distinction were presented in a special ceremony on Sunday, August 3rd,...

2014-08-03 08:20:13

Racing Dream Becomes a Reality for 21-year-old Grassroots Driver; Wins PEAK® Racing Sponsorship NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The checkered flag is out on the 2014 PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge. After 18 finalists put their skills to the test during a rigorous three-day, on-track racing competition in Charlotte, N.C., PEAK(®) Antifreeze &_Coolant and Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) are proud to announce Christian PaHud of Dayton, Ohio as the PEAK Stock Car Dream...

2014-08-01 23:05:55

Lewis University proudly announces the addition of its latest online degree program, a Master of Science in Data Science. The online Master of Science program was crafted to instill within professionals a comprehensive understanding of big data analysis and management. Romeoville, IL (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Lewis University proudly announces the addition of its latest online degree program, a Master of Science in Data Science. The online Master of Science program was crafted to instill...

2014-08-01 23:00:40

Judge Matthew F. Kennelly of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a case management order (CMO4) yesterday, appointing 32 attorneys to various leadership positions in the Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) multidistrict litigation (MDL). He designated Michelle L. Kranz, of Zoll, Kranz & Borgess LLC as one of seven members newly formed Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict...

2014-08-01 12:26:47

Expert in cardiovascular imaging and NASA researcher starts August 1 as director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northwestern Medicine(®) is pleased to welcome James D. Thomas, MD, the new director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute. An expert in cardiovascular imaging with a unique background in space medicine, Thomas will begin seeing patients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in...

2014-08-01 12:26:10

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PROPEL Center of the iBIO Institute, dedicated to increasing the number and success rate of early-stage life sciences companies in Illinois, announced today that it has awarded 15 grants to help Illinois entrepreneurs attend AdvaMed 2014: The MedTech Conference in Chicago. AdvaMed 2014 is the leading MedTech conference in North America, bringing more than 1,000 companies together in a uniquely multifaceted environment for business...


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...

More Articles (4 articles) »
Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
Related