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2014-07-01 12:28:22

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), the world's leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies, will host a conference call to discuss its second-quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 8 a.m. Central time. The company will release its second-quarter results earlier that morning, before the U.S. stock market open and the conference call. A live webcast of the conference call and related material will be available...

2014-07-01 12:25:04

"Sandlot" Actor Patrick Renna Appears at Dedication Party LISLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleb, a six-year-old from Gaylord, Minn., with a hematologic disorder, is the owner of the coolest clubhouse in town. Kaleb is an enthusiastic fan of the movie "The Sandlot" and wished for a fort inspired by the 1993 cult classic. Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats and Coborn's grocery stores teamed with Make-A-Wish Minnesota to make Kaleb's wish a reality. Today, the three...

2014-07-01 12:22:17

Allstate encourages everyone to drive safely for holiday travel NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans will hit the road this Independence Day for family parties, barbecues, and celebrations, but for many travelers this upcoming weekend, it may end in heartbreak. According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), July 4 continues to be the deadliest day on the road for all Americans....

2014-07-01 12:21:02

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), the largest owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, is proud to announce that through its partnership with Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc. (Roundy's), a leading grocer in the Midwest, it now offers EV charging services at Mariano's in Frankfort, Illinois. Mariano's Frankfort, located at 21001 S. LaGrange Road offers the unique customer experience that...

2014-07-01 08:21:56

xD has more space and more horsepower than Mazda2 NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The staff at Scion of Naperville is always ready to entertain people who think they have found the next great subcompact car that is going to unseat a Scion model from its place. Scion models are notorious for being eye-catching vehicles that operate efficiently and affordably. To have that level of success in a relatively small market takes a great commitment from the company....

2014-07-01 08:21:17

Dealerships offers Lollapalooza passes NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the best things about being in the immediate Chicago area is the outstanding number of festivals and music events that take advantage of the cities many venues. A relatively long-running event has been the Lollapalooza festival that has called Chicago's Grant Park home since 2005. Tickets have been historically difficult to find and more than a little bit on the expensive side of the...

2014-07-01 08:21:14

Dealership using social media for customer contest NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toyota of Naperville doesn't just stock some of the most modern and reliable vehicles ever to be available to the American driving public, they also are staffed by some serious music aficionados. To that end, Toyota of Naperville is offering a pair of free three-day passes to Lollapalooza, Aug. 1-3 at Grant Park in Chicago. In order to be eligible, the winner must be 18 years and...

2014-06-30 23:05:46

Presentation spotlights “Growing Opportunity: Retirees and Near Retirees Turn to Financial Advisors for Medicare Guidance”. Belleville, Ill. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Allsup Medicare specialists will join financial advisors from across the Denver, Colorado, region for the 2014 NAPFA West Region Symposium on Wednesday, July 9, at Table Mountain Inn in Golden, Colorado. The full-day program will touch on timely topics for financial advisors, including Medicare planning issues for retirees...

2014-06-30 20:23:14

CARLINVILLE, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During June Dairy Month, Prairie Farms Poured It On in a big way by giving back to the communities where their farm families and employees live and work. The company donated over 10,000 gallons of milk to local Feeding America food banks to help families in need and gave away hundreds of amazing dairy-packed prize packages that gave winners a chance to give back to their favorite Our Caps, Your Cause charities. Today, Prairie Farms...

2014-06-30 12:32:18

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer called the ruling today in Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Burwell (formerly Sebelius) and Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores "a victory for all Americans whose faith and conscience rights must be respected in business, in the public arena as well as in houses of worship." The president of American Values made the following statement: "For the third time in less than two weeks, the Supreme Court...


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
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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