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2014-09-29 12:21:38

The stylish and practical minivan is able to store nearly 150 cubic feet of cargo CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Chrysler Town and Country has been on the market for just over 30 years, and over the last three decades, the minivan has introduced a number of industry-first features such as the innovative Stow 'n Go seating system. Even now, the automaker has proved that they will continuously raise the bar with their Town and Country. It's a claim backed by taking...

2014-08-25 08:20:38

Stylish and luxurious sedans among latest Lexus models highlighted by Lexus of Naperville NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Northern Illinois residents looking to purchase a brand-new Lexus continue to turn to Lexus of Naperville as the dealership not only offers a wide range of vehicles, but helps to shorten the once-lengthy research process that comes with the important and often difficult decision of buying a new vehicle. Photo -...

2014-08-22 08:20:58

Lake Bluff's Chevy Exchange welcomes residents from all over the area LAKE BLUFF, Ill., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Out of all the vehicles in the Chevy lineup, there are none quite as iconic as the Camaro, which is currently available at Chevy Exchange in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Consumers in the Northern Illinois area interested in learning more about, or test driving the 2014 Chevy Camaro now have the ability to do so, and as prices on the popular sports car are now lower...

2014-08-21 08:21:34

The all-electric Volt is one of many new Chevy models available at the Northern Illinois dealership WHEELING, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A growing number of residents in the Northern Illinois area continue to make the switch to fully electric vehicles such as the Chevy Volt, as the cutting-edge cars are able to travel great distances without a single drop of gasoline. Gone are the days of spending money at the pumps. Even more appealing is that with the 2014 Chevy...

2014-08-14 12:24:54

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX associates in northern Illinois held a dominant position among Illinois brokers ranked among the 2014 "America's Best Real Estate Agents." These rankings were compiled by REAL Trends, a leading real estate industry publication. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/CG48021LOGO RE/MAX Northern Illinois individual brokers and sales teams held 157 of the 614 spots in the Illinois rankings, or 26 percent of the total. That is a...

2014-07-24 12:21:47

Flagship sedan joins wide selection of Ford models at the Countryside, Ill. dealership COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A number of Ford models have either been refreshed or redesigned for the 2015 model year, but as the Ford Taurus received its mid-cycle facelift just two years ago, the full-size sedan is one of the few models that has not been significantly changed. As the design has been carried over, the automaker has already released the 2015 Ford Taurus,...

2014-07-24 08:23:22

Tom Peck Ford already has a few of the newest 2015 Ford models in stock HUNTLEY, Ill., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most anticipated Ford models set to arrive before the close of the year is the Ford Mustang, which has been completely redesigned for the 2015 model year. The exterior has received a complete facelift, and there will also be some changes beneath the hood of the iconic pony car. An official release date has not been announced, but the all-new Mustang...

2014-07-18 12:21:24

Jaguar of Orland Park makes it easy to research the XF and other new Jaguar models CHICAGO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers in the Northern Illinois area looking for a luxurious vehicle that is not only stylish, but spacious and practical as well, are sure to find that the 2014 Jaguar XF is the ideal option. The luxurious sedan just arrived at Jaguar of Orland Park, a Jaguar dealership located just south of Chicago, and those interested in learning about all that the XF has...

2014-07-17 12:21:17

Upcoming sedan among the latest Toyota models highlighted by Northern Illinois dealership FOX LAKE, Ill., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the past three decades, the Toyota Camry has been one of the best-selling cars in its class, and it's a streak that is likely to continue for years to come, as the automaker continues to refresh the Camry to keep it competitive with similarly equipped competitors such as the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima. Photo -...

2014-07-08 16:28:02

ELGIN, Ill., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finding a new place to rent or own has never been easier or more fun now that the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network is marketing a revolutionary state-of-the art real estate app that is free to consumers and RE/MAX Northern Illinois agents and works with both Apple and Android smartphones and tablets. (To see a brief video of the app's highlights go to: http://goo.gl/EvF2H4.) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93979...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'