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17 Individuals Arrested for Carjacking in Puerto Rico

17 Individuals Arrested for Carjacking in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, PR—On June 27, 2012, a federal grand jury in the District of Puerto Rico returned multiple indictments against 17 defendants charged with carjacking and firearms offenses, Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, U.S. Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, announced today.

$14M Grant to UIC to Develop Antibiotics for Bioweapon Germs

$14M Grant to UIC to Develop Antibiotics for Bioweapon Germs

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology have been awarded a federal contract for up to $13.8 million to develop antibiotics to treat anthrax, tularemia and plague. The five-year contract is from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the U.S.

ComEd Energy Efficiency Programs Exceeds Energy Reduction Goals

ComEd Energy Efficiency Programs Exceeds Energy Reduction Goals

      CHICAGO , Dec. 7, 2010 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — ComEd customers are on their way to saving more than $155 million in annual energy costs by taking advantage of the utility’s Smart Ideas® energy efficiency programs.

Naked Touch 2.0 gets iPad interface, better editing

Naked Touch 2.0 gets iPad interface, better editing

Naked Touch , the iPhone photo editor with the somewhat strange name, has leapt to the iPad with its first major version upgrade. Naked Touch was among the first photo editors to appear on the iPhone.

Abbott’s XIENCE V® Shows Outstanding Two-Year Clinical Results Versus TAXUS® in Key Safety and Efficacy Measures in SPIRIT IV Trial

Abbott’s XIENCE V® Shows Outstanding Two-Year Clinical Results Versus TAXUS® in Key Safety and Efficacy Measures in SPIRIT IV Trial

— XIENCE V Shows Clinically Significant 30 Percent Risk Reduction Through Two Years in Composite Endpoint of Target Lesion Failure Compared to TAXUS — Excellent Two-Year Safety Data Reported; 64 Percent Risk Reduction in ARC Stent Thrombosis (Blood Clots) Compared to TAXUS — Two-Year Results from SPIRIT IV Demonstrate Continued Safety and Efficacy of XIENCE V With Consistent Benefits in Complex Subgroups(1) ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Sept. 23 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Late-breaking data from the SPIRIT IV trial, one of the largest randomized clinical trials between two drug eluting stents, continued to demonstrate outstanding clinical results of Abbott’s (NYSE: ABT ) market-leading XIENCE V® Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System versus the TAXUS® Express2™ Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent System (TAXUS) in key areas of safety and efficacy through two years.

Daley announces further consolidations of city departments

Daley announces further consolidations of city departments

Mayor Richard M. Daley today announced further consolidations of City departments, a step aimed at streamlining government, avoiding duplication of functions, reducing costs and better supporting residents with high-quality services…. Read more »

HFS Proposes Changes in Eligibility Rules for Long Term Care to Comply with Federal Law – Open public hearing will be held so all interested parties may advise the department with input on the…

HFS Proposes Changes in Eligibility Rules for Long Term Care to Comply with Federal Law – Open public hearing will be held so all interested parties may advise the department with input on the…

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) announced today that it has proposed changes in the rules that govern eligibility for long term care services.  The proposed rule changes are mandated by federal law, including the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. They are designed to encourage personal responsibility and to improve the efficiency of Illinois’ Medicaid-funded long term care program, while also ensuring that the state leverages the maximum federal funding for the program.

Woman steals more than $51K from Catholic school tuition fund

Woman steals more than $51K from Catholic school tuition fund

A former fundraising coordinator at a northwest side Catholic school was charged today with stealing almost $52,000 that was supposed to lower tuition costs for underprivileged children, authorities said.

Huntington Partners With Treasurer Kevin L. Boyce to Help Northwest Ohio Tornado Victims Rebuild

Huntington Partners With Treasurer Kevin L. Boyce to Help Northwest Ohio Tornado Victims Rebuild

Renew Ohio provides much needed financial relief for Ohioans affected by the storms COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Huntington Bank (Nasdaq: HBAN); ( www.huntington.com ) is announcing a new partnership with Ohio Treasurer Kevin L. Boyce to help Ohioans affected by recent tornado damage in northwest Ohio.

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Falls for the First Time in More than a Year

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Falls for the First Time in More than a Year

BRUSSELS, June 28 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — The Conference Board Leading Economic Index ® (LEI) for the Euro Area decreased 0.5 percent in May to 109.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.8 percent increase in April and a 1.2 percent increase in March. Said Jean-Claude Manini, The Conference Board senior economist for Europe: “The first fall of the LEI for the Euro Area in fourteen months suggests that the rebound in economic growth may have peaked during the second quarter.

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