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2012-04-13 10:20:14

JOLIET, Ill., April 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On April 22nd members of the Bill Jacobs Auto Group will 'March for Babies' as part of the March of Dimes' fundraiser. Staff from every Bill Jacobs store will be participating including the Joliet, IL Cadillac dealership, Bill Jacobs Cadillac. In addition to doing the walk, the Auto Group will also have several vehicles on display. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120413/CG87316) Bill Jacobs Cadillac and the Auto Group have a...

2012-03-19 22:20:15

JOLIET, Ill., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bill Jacobs Mitsubishi- the leading Joliet, IL Mitsubishi dealer is very happy to announce that they currently have the all-new Mitsubishi i in Joliet, IL for customers to test-drive and order. The Mitsubishi i is an all-electric car that has earned the title of the "Greenest Vehicle of 2012," from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120320/CG71778) Not only is the Mitsubishi...

2012-03-19 22:20:04

JOLIET, Ill., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bill Jacobs Cadillac-one of the leading Joliet, IL Cadillac dealers has been anxiously awaiting and preparing for the release of the 2013 Cadillac XTS in Joliet, IL. The dealership has already had many people asking about the newest car to the Cadillac lineup and they believe that it will be an instant success. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120320/CG71652) The 2013 Cadillac XTS in Joliet, IL will deliver classic Cadillac...

2012-03-19 10:21:27

JOLIET, Ill., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bill Jacobs Kia- one of the leading Joliet, IL Kia dealers is very excited to announce that Kia Motors America has earned recognition for having the largest improvement in adjusted CO2 and fuel economy performance from 2009 to 2010 of any automaker. According to the Environmental Protection Agency's fuel economy trends report, Kia gained 11.6 percent in fuel economy. The auto company also reduced their CO2 emissions by 10.1 percent. Bill...

2012-03-19 10:21:24

JOLIET, Illinois, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bill Jacobs Mazda-one of the leading Joliet, IL Mazda dealers is very happy to be carrying several new Mazda vehicles that have been built with Mazda's new Skyactiv Technology. Skyactiv Technology is not just an upgraded engine or a new vehicle design, but it is a completely new way of building cars. The process that Mazda now builds vehicles has been completely refined and more power, better fuel economy and overall drivability has been...

2012-02-28 10:00:00

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi have announced a special star-studded performance of The Official Blues Brothers Revue to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the passing of John Belushi a/k/a "Joliet Jake". Set for March 5th at the Rialto Theater in the fabled hometown of the iconic Blues Brothers, the concert will feature guest stars (and original Blues Brothers Band members) Paul Shaffer, Tom "Bones" Malone, "Blue" Lou Marini, and Matt "Guitar"...

2011-06-07 08:11:00

JOLIET, Ill., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Landscape improvements add beauty and value to your home. From modest designs to elaborate projects they enhance outdoor living space and can be a source of enjoyment. However, these projects also have the potential to cause quite a headache if you neglect to follow an important first step. Before you or a contractor do any digging on your property this summer, simply call JULIE at 8-1-1. "With a growing trend of do-it-yourselfers focusing on...

2011-04-21 11:45:00

CHICAGO, IL, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced today it has reached an agreement with the City of Joliet, Ill. -- the largest of the communities along the arc of the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway Company (EJ&E) with which CN has a voluntary mitigation agreement (VMA) -- to fund construction of a grade-crossing bypass that will improve vehicular traffic flows and enhance rail safety in the city's Forest Park area. The $2.5-million bypass funded by...

2010-08-03 13:39:00

JOLIET, Ill., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allstate's "X the TXT" social initiative is partnering with the Jonas Brothers' "Road Dogs" softball tour to raise teen awareness about the danger of texting while driving and to encourage young people and their families to pledge not to text and drive. The 12-city tour will kick off this Friday, Aug. 6, at the Sliver Cross Field in Joliet, Ill. The event is free and open to the public. Gates open at 11:00 a.m., game starts at 12:15 p.m....

2010-04-07 08:11:00

JOLIET, Ill., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Every three minutes, an underground utility line is hit because of failure to call 8-1-1 before digging nationwide. Before putting a shovel in the ground this spring, JULIE, Inc. (JULIE) reminds do-it-yourselfers in Illinois to call 8-1-1 before starting any type of landscape and home improvement projects. To support this initiative, Gov. Pat Quinn signed a proclamation observing the month of April as Safe Digging Month. "Digging without knowing...