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Illinois International Port — Sailing Into The Future

By John Fanning Let’s start with a simple thesis: The City of Chicago was founded on trade and will remain the Midwest giant of the United States so long as trade remains central and unencumbered. Not everyone these days might agree with that statement. Some would argue that in today’s world, the only trade route […]

Delta Unveils World’s First Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially fatal Legionnaire’s Disease, and other strains of deadly pathogens that are hosted by some cooling towers, have been substantially reduced by the development of a unique anti-microbial HDPE material introduced by Delta Cooling Towers (deltacooling.com) on September 1, 2016. Delta, which pioneered the HDPE (high-density […]

Florida Finds Zika In Trapped Mosquitoes, 1st in US Mainland

MIAMI (AP) — Authorities in Florida said Sept. 1 that they have found the Zika virus in three groups of trapped mosquitoes in Miami Beach, the first time this has happened in the continental U.S. The Zika-carrying mosquitoes were trapped in a touristy 1.5-square-mile area of Miami Beach that had been identified as an active […]

President’s Message — October 2016

Greetings all, Welcome to pumpkin-spice-everything season. With a little frost on the ground overnight and summer in the rear view mirror we turn our attention to the coming Holiday season. We will soon see holiday decorations going up in the retail sector and we will begin our travel plans for Thanksgiving on the near horizon […]

Portions of Yellowstone River, Some Tributaries Re-Opened

By Matthew Brown BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana re-opened portions of the Yellowstone River and most of its tributaries Sept. 1, but it kept a popular stretch of the waterway closed to all recreational activity because of a parasite that has killed thousands of fish. State officials lifted the closure outright along more than 100 […]