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2014-08-29 12:25:49

PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing of industrial hemp ("hemp") in Illinois for research purposes will become legal on January 1, 2015 thanks to Governor Quinn's signing of HB 5085 on August 26th, 2014. This marks the third time hemp legislation has been put before a governor in the state. The two prior attempts were made in 1999 and 2000, but both were vetoed by Governor Ryan. The reason for the 2000 veto was stated to be a lack of private funding of...

2014-07-25 23:05:41

Brooklyn's Reactive wins first-ever Digital Campaign of the Year at industry’s top honors for indie and small agencies with less than 150 employees. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 San Francisco's MUH-TAY-ZIK|HOF-FER last night was named Small Agency of the Year at the 2014 Ad Age Small Agency Awards, the premier honors saluting outstanding work created by independent shops with 150 or fewer employees. The Small Agency Awards were launched six years ago by Ad Age, the leading...

2014-07-23 23:09:53

July 23: Futurist Jack Uldrich to address the top ten trends transforming agriculture tomorrow at the FS Agronomy Event in Peoria, IL. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 "The next era of farming is just around the corner." And futurist Jack Uldrich will be discussing the top ten trends that will be affecting agricultural leaders at this year's FS Agronomy Event in Peoria, IL. As a futurist, Uldrich sees part of his mission as helping his clients at FS to prepare for what’s...

2014-06-06 23:01:18

Peoria community leaders celebrate Silverado opening at an event featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony, community tours, live music, food and refreshments. Peoria, AZ (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Silverado Memory Care Community in Peoria, Arizona celebrated its grand opening on June 5 with a ribbon-cutting moment that included Peoria Vice Mayor Ron Ames and the Peoria Chamber of Commerce, as well as the community’s first residents and their families. The Silverado team – including 24-hour...

2014-05-28 08:34:25

PEORIA, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Technology Services, Inc. (ATS) announced today their entry into the industrial monitor space with the release of the 7685IM-15. Designed to withstand the rigor of the factory maintenance environment, the 7685IM-15 is designed on the same platform as ATS' successful and durable PanelMate product. The 7685IM-15 is designed with standard video and touch screen interfaces for simple integration into many applications where...

2014-04-30 16:27:19

PEORIA, Ariz., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Antigua Group, Inc.--one of the nation's leading designers and marketers of apparel under the distinguished Antigua brand -- announced today that they have signed a multi-year license agreement with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Under this new agreement, Antigua has been granted non-exclusive rights to produce men's and women's UFC lifestyle apparel, headwear and luggage to be distributed at the UFCStore.com, fan shops,...

2014-03-21 23:24:07

Dr. Rob Kelch of Alignlife North Peoria wlll be raising money to be donated to St. Jude Kickapoo/Brimfield Peoria Run. Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 St. Jude Runs have become one of the foremost charity running events in the nation. The first auxiliary run was added in 1984 and has grown to 33 cities. Runners raise funds and in return, run relay-style from their respective cities to the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate in Peoria, Illinois, where they meet up with Memphis runners and...

2014-03-14 23:01:04

Accreditation was awarded to Dr. Sean B. D’Souza after thorough review of Sonoran Vein and Endovascular's operational and technical components by a panel of IAC experts. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Sonoran Vein and Endovascular, located in Peoria, AZ has been granted accreditation in Superficial Venous Treatment and Management by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). Accreditation was awarded to Dr. Sean B. D’Souza after Sonoran Vein and Endovascular underwent...

2014-03-08 23:00:42

The law firm of Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo today announced the addition of five partners to its Peoria, Illinois, office. All five attorneys join Quinn Johnston from Husch Blackwell, which will cease operations in Peoria. Peoria, Illinois (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 The law firm of Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo today announced the addition of five partners to its Peoria, Illinois, office. With the arrival of these five attorneys effective March 17,...

2014-02-11 08:36:37

PEORIA, Ill., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Technology Services, Inc. (ATS) announced the acquisition of Learn Maintenance, Inc., a nationally recognized training company specializing in technical training for complex manufacturing. Learn Maintenance has successfully provided advanced technical training for highly automated manufacturing for many years with a special emphasis on production assets that use electronic and industrial motor drives, PLC and CNC controls. Learn...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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