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The idea of hiring a commercial litigation attorney is one that must have popped in your mind at some point if you belong to the corporate world. It is highly likely that you have already received a recommendation of hiring one such attorney and are wondering what benefits exactly the professional could provide you. If you are confused regarding the aforementioned concern, we are here to help. We have taken the liberty of mentioning a few of the prominent benefits that hiring a commercial litigation attorney has to offer. Without further ado, let’s take a closer look at these benefits.

To begin with, hiring a commercial a litigation attorney at an appropriate time enables him to take care of the dispute as early as possible. Since a number of people wait till a lawsuit is imminent or has already been filed against them before the think of a commercial litigation attorney, they have to face certain complications. However, provided that you hire him as early as possible, you’d be able to avoid an all-out court battle.

There is no argument over the fact that a business litigator has a capacity to inform you about the arguments as well as they issues along with how are they going to be played in court. If you are having a contract performance issue with a party for instance, such an attorney would inform you about the strengths and weaknesses of your business which will give you a vivid idea of the issues which can be resolved conveniently with your party and the ones which are going to be difficult or expensive to say the least. This is what helps you negotiate with the party in a better fashion.

It should be kept in mind that a commercial litigation attorney has a capacity to strengthen your position in the court of law as well. Steps which will be taken for the aforementioned purpose may include preservation of the required data that may have been overwritten otherwise, crafting a letter that helps a great deal in gaining an advantageous position, or developing a short term strategy that is destined to produce a better and efficient resolution. It will enable you to get rid of the lawsuit as soon as possible in order to put your entire focus back to the productivity of your business.

In the light of the information mentioned above, it can almost be taken for granted that hiring a commercial litigation attorney as early as possible enables you to relish a number of a different benefits. It won’t be wrong to state that breach of contract lawsuits are one of the commonest areas where hiring one such attorney is going to help a great. However, for certain other concerns like patient claims, partnership disputes, trademark secret issues, etc. may as well be resolved in a convenient and efficient fashion provided that you have hired a business litigator at an appropriate time. With such benefits at your disposal, what else could you possibly ask for?

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BY ANTHONY TODD IN FOOD ON AUG 27, 2015 1:49 PM
2012_03_11_rick_bayless.jpg Rick Bayless is a staunch good food advocate, but he’s not given to hyperbole or political hysteria. So when he says something is bad, it at least deserves our attention.

Writing on Good Food On Every Table, Bayless decried the recent overturning of the ban on GMO corn in Mexico. On Aug. 20, a Mexican court overturned a ban on GMO Maize that had been in place since September of 2013.

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Commercial Cleaning Services

by admin on August 24, 2015

in Chicago

Welcome to Sweep Home Chicago! Here we offer you exclusive house cleaning services, office cleaning, and also maid services in Chicago, Illinois.

We are basically a family-owned residential house cleaning and commercial cleaning company based right here in Illinois, Chicago.

We offer commercial cleaning services in, Residential House Cleaning services, Green House Cleaning, Move In/Out Cleaning Services, Commercial and Office Cleaning, Post Construction Cleaning, Condo Association Cleaning.

If you have been looking for commercial cleaners in Chicago, we’ll have you know that we are the best in Chicago. We offer a through commercial clean to all large or small business, big or small offices, and other corporate entities. Furthermore, our services are not limited to corporations. We also offer our cleaning services to shopping malls, restaurants, and also events which end up generating a lot of traffic and with traffic also comes trash. Therefore, if you’ve been looking for a quick clean up after a certain commercial event for example a music concert or even a festival, we offer you just that.

In a windy city like Illinois, a through clean happens to be a must for most commercial places. We take care of all your through and deep cleaning needs with a complete professional attitude. We offer our commercial services at very competitive and affordable prices. And if you want, we can also tailor our services to meet your specific needs and requirements. Furthermore, our cleaning services are completely insured. We offer a quick response time, let you schedule according to your time frame, we can also reschedule if you want. Therefore, we are very flexible that way.

Just to give you an idea, our Commercial Cleaning Services Include:

Offices and Hallways:

  • We sweep, mop or vacuum all floors, rugs and carpets
  • We clean all the mirrors, windows, windowsills, baseboards, ceiling fans and light fixtures
  • We dust and clean all the picture frames and lamp shades
  • Throw away all trash

Cubicles and Lobby

  • We sweep, mop and vacuum all floors, rugs and carpets
  • Dust and clean all the room furnishings
  • Disinfect all phones
  • Throw away all trash

Kitchen area

  • Dust the exterior of all the major appliances
  • Clean and polish  the exteriors and interiors of microwaves, cabinets and drawers
  • Wipe all countertops, tables and chairs
  • Clean and sanitize sinks

Bathroom:

  • We wipe all the countertops
  • Clean and sterilize sinks and toilets
  • take away trash
  • Mop the floors

In a windy city like Illinois, most commercial property and offices need a good clean from time to time., Whether your property is an office, a restaurant, a pub, bar, an outlet, a shop or even an entire shopping mall,  we at Sweep Home Chicago guarantee top notch cleaning services.

We keep introducing new technology and new and effective ways of cleaning. We guarantee complete satisfaction as we greatly value our customers and customer satisfaction is one of our main goals. Therefore, we aim not to disappoint.

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Having a Destination Wedding in Chicago 

by admin on August 18, 2015

in Chicago

Chicago is a popular city for destination weddings for many different reasons. From the number of venues available to the surplus of talented entertainers, couples having a destination wedding in Chicago will find the planning process easy because they have so many options.

Due to its popularity as a wedding locale, the venue for a destination wedding often must be reserved up to one and a half years in advance. Downtown Chicago offers many venue options, most of which are booked solid at any given time. The urban feel of Chicago in general and Downtown Chicago specifically makes it the ideal location for a destination wedding. With a vast dining and entertainment area, Downtown Chicago is the most popular part of Chicago among couples all over the country.

The Chicago Midway Hotel Center is an ideal location for destination weddings because it is located close to the Midway Airport. Only a few miles from Downtown Chicago, this venue is also chosen by many out of town couples.

When it comes to booking entertainment for a destination wedding in Chicago, The Dan Hayes Orchestra is a popular choice due to its reputation for performing at many weddings throughout the city. This orchestra can play almost any type of music, giving couples flexibility in planning their wedding reception.

For couples on a budget there are several venues in Chicago that specialize in accommodating small weddings. This includes RoSale’s, the Catalyst Ranch, the Irish American Heritage Center and the Mayfield Banquet Facility. Each of these venues offers on site catering at reasonable prices.

More expensive Chicago destination weddings are often held at the Silverlake Country Club and onboard the Odyssey Cruise Line. The Eaglewood Resort & Spa also accommodates high end weddings in Chicago. On a 106 acre property, the resort boasts a rooftop terrace and several ballrooms. Couples can choose from several wedding packages and can even get recommendations for vendors.

Metropolitan Chicago is home to popular destination wedding venues such as the Grove Redfield Estate. The covered pavilion is the perfect place for a large wedding reception. In general this venue must be booked two years in advance. It can accommodate indoor weddings of up to 125 people, but they also have very high standards. For instance, you must buy premium wedding sparklers if you plan to use them for your grand exit because they only allow certain reputable brands to be used. Though there’s a few hoops to jump through, these restrictions make for an absolutely unforgettable wedding experience.

Same sex weddings are permitted in Chicago, and many couples living outside of Illinois have taken advantage of this opportunity. When searching for a venue, vendors and entertainment, same sex couples generally don’t need to worry about being discriminated against in Chicago. Before getting married in Chicago all couples must obtain their marriage license and cannot use it until at least 24 hours after receiving it.

There are endless possibilities for couples having a destination wedding in Chicago. Many couples get married in the city throughout the year and couples come from all over the country to marry there. Planning a Chicago destination wedding is something that couples will find they can easily do from far away. The city of Chicago has much to offer to couples.

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Chicago, IL – A veteran Cook County Jail guard who cold-cocked an inmate in an attack caught on video was spared prison Monday by a judge who called it “an act of indiscretion.”

Judge Lawrence Flood imposed a sentence of 18 months of probation on Rico Palomino, a law enforcement heavyweight champion boxer who was said to have an otherwise spotless record in his 15 years at the jail.
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Grant Park Skate Park

by admin on August 4, 2015

in Chicago

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The latest public skate park in Chicago is in Grant Park and it is pretty spectacular.

It is all concrete banks and rails with multiple elbows and transitions to give plenty of room to all the skaters that would be out on a amazing night in Chicago. The park is well lit even around 10 P.M. at night. You can see the skyline in the background giving this skate park the feel of a video game.

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If you are a skateboarder and visiting Chicago be sure to check it out.

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5 Star Woman Empowerment Tour Led By Prophetess Shareese Simmons

The conference will feature dynamic guest speakers and breakout sessions. Guest experts include beauty industry veteran Coleen Otero and business guru Philisha Mack. Otero is the chief executive officer of YourBeautyXpert and author of “Thousand Dollar Day$.” Her work has been featured on CBS, Bravo, BET and other major networks. Mack is the author of “Live Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Become Your Own Boss” and founder of “The MACK Institute,” a mentoring and achievement coaching enterprise.

The conference will be held at the Westin Hotel located at 909 North Michigan Avenue. Tickets start at $47. Tickets are also available for conference dates in Birmingham, Ala., Atlanta, Ga., Houston, Texas and Jacksonville, Fla.

For more information and to register, visit 5startour.com Sponsorship and vendor slots are still available.

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Voyage is an original devised piece by Cock and Bull Theatre. 

Voyage is a psychosexual theatrical odyssey. A devised production created by Cock and Bull, that explores our innate human desire to heal ourselves, and the lengths we go in order to be cured. Voyage takes place in two distinct periods of history, 1799 and 1969, when medicine and psychotherapy were still vast, unexplored frontiers. Cock and Bull utilizes fantastical realism, heightened design, video, and puppetry. Embark on this Voyage at Chicago’s Chopin Theatre.

Voyage is for mature audiences only. 18+

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College of DuPage (ECWd) – In a recent document dump from the College of DuPage, there were several emails leading to questions of impropriety with public funds. We have kept quiet on many aspects of it as to avoid the appearance of interference with the criminal investigation.

College of DuPage – Documents show Savage and Birt campaigned with public funds

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INSIDE THE CHI from Joseph Le

by admin on June 16, 2015

in Chicago

INSIDE THE CHI from Joseph Le on Vimeo.

Fragmented memories of my urban explorations in Chicago.

Experimental editing style inspired by Leonardo Dalessandri’s “Watchtower of Turkey”: https://vimeo.com/108018156.
Shot with the Nikon D5000 (http://goo.gl/3j8grM).

Thank you Alex Au (https://vimeo.com/user614975) for being a good host and Halemah Ibrahim (https://instagram.com/haluvalife/) for the inspiration. Also, shout out to my bro Vinh Le (https://vimeo.com/vinh291) for constructive criticism and letting me borrow 35 + 50 mm prime lenses.

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Tips and news for backpackers and locals seeking an urban adventure

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Super-Fan Starts Kickstarter page to bring them to Naperville.

Chicago, June 3, 2015 – Over 20 years ago, the Great Seas restaurant opened on Lawrence Avenue in the Albany Park neighborhood of Chicago. It sold many popular Korean and Chinese dishes, but none more infamous than their original-recipe spicy chicken wings. These spicy chicken wings quickly began to steal the show, proving to be so popular that the sauce that they were coated in became a product in itself and was sold in bottles to eager customers. A sister restaurant, Take Me Out, eventually opened to serve the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, focusing on only a few menu items, namely the chicken wings, as it was clear that they were developing a ‘cult’ following.

Nowadays, these wings are so famous that at New Year, the streets are full of people carrying boxes of them home for their celebrations. Some travel from one side of Chicago to another just to pick them up. However, perhaps the biggest testament to their success is the fact that a Kickstarter campaign to bring them to the suburb of Naperville has started up. This campaign was created by wings super-fan Chris Yoon, who has been eating at Great Seas since he was a child. It has the backing of the people of Chicago, as the wings are regarded as a source of culinary pride for the city. The general consensus is that they should be available everywhere.

It isn’t often that an eatery is beloved to the extent that there are campaigns to replicate its menu items. Great Seas’ notorious chicken wings are proof that viral status can be achieved without the help of the internet. Chicago clearly can’t get enough of them.

You can support Chris Yoon’s Kickstarter campaign by going to https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1746994429/chicken-wing-restaurant

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Chicago Roman Candle Streetwar

by admin on June 3, 2015

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By Jodi S. Cohen and Stacy St. Clair, Chicago Tribune
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The Illinois Senate approved a bill Saturday that would cap severance packages for the state’s community college presidents and prevent them from receiving the kind of pricey buyout deal that sparked outrage at the College of DuPage earlier this year.

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At least one person was injured in the 3:55AM raid, which broke up when offenders saw that cops had arrived.

But the damage had already been done at the store, which is located on the corner of Halsted and Addison—just a half-block from the 19th district police headquarters.

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Employees were working hard to restock the store’s shelves when we visited at sunrise. The candy aisle appeared to be particularly hard hit, with huge boxes of Butterfingers, Starburst, and other sweets stripped bare. Racks of beef jerky and bagged snacks had been reduced to barren pegboard.

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DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) –

This morning, the Downers Grove Township Refuse Committee held a meeting without posting a notice and an agenda as required by law – then tried denying they were a committee until one of their own members said she thought she was on a committee.

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MIP is a leading financial management system for nonprofits and government-funded agencies. Join our webinar to see why so many nonprofits use MIP to show transparency and meet their reporting requirements. 1st Choice Advisors works with hundreds of nonprofits and has a Chicago office with experienced advisors. Work with someone you can trust. 

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adSince print media’s invention, classifieds have remained the most popular trading method. Whether it is announcements of vacancies or advertisements of products, classifieds have dominated the market and are still doing so. The only difference is that now, it’s growing quickly and can be seen more online. While classifieds still occupy a space in the newspapers, posting advertisements has become a more common practice today.

Online classifieds are the new face of trade. There are currently numerous websites that are meant exclusively for classifieds. This new trend of trading has proved beneficial to companies as they can now reach more people instantly without worrying about monetary concerns.

A report released by AIM Group, the world’s leading consultancy in classified advertising and interactive media, revealed that the industry’s revenue worldwide is drawing near the $100 billion U.S. mark and is continuing to grow progressively while moving to a digital business, a significant change from the usual one-time print business companies have grown accustomed to.

Classified Intelligence Report shows that classifieds generate $92.1 billion in sales worldwide. According to Peter M. Zollman, editor of the report and AIM Group’s founding principal, classified advertising revenue is growing progressively worldwide. He added that with margins as high as 80% at major classified websites, classified advertising is a great business to take part in. Millions of dollars are also invested in existing classified companies by investment groups.

The shift from print to digital will only continue. The crossover between e-commerce and classifieds, use of instant messaging, emerging niche services, mobile growth and use of Big Data are some of the trends in the classified industry that continue to drive profits. AIM Group’s report also revealed the must watch apps and sites in the world.

The revenue estimate was derived from original and existing research in 22 countries that produce 80% of the worldwide GDP. While the 92.1 billion revenue estimate is quite lower from the $100 million projected 10 years ago, the industry of classified advertising still shows a great growth potential. Countries included in the research are The Netherlands, Argentina, China, Australia, India, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, Spain, Canada, Sweden, Indonesia, Russian Federation, Italy, France, Mexico, Turkey, United States, South Korea, Germany, Switzerland and Japan.

The report also covered over 200 companies worldwide, including Craigslist, Backpage, Adfora, OLX, Gumtree, AutoTrader, EBay Classifieds and Kijiji.

About adfora.com

Adfora free classifieds was launched in 2010 in the city of Los Angeles. Adfora is the ultimate destination for free online classifieds. It provides simple, but effective solutions to the complexities involved in recruiting, buying advertising and selling things. Adfora allows individuals to easily post free classified ads in 48,000 cities across the United States. What sets Adfora apart from the competition is its unique features such as “Apply for jobs” which allows people to apply for jobs listed on Adfora, “Automated Applicant Tracking System” for employers to track resumes and candidates, “Car Payment Calculator” to help people estimate cars loan payments, “Send offers” on items and much more. With an aim to simplify the lives of the online community, the site continuously seeks new methods to enhance everyone’s user experience. Adfora monitors and filters all content posted to the site to ensure that users find only quality and appropriate listings. Whether you’re looking to post free classifieds in Los Angeles or searching for an apartment in New York, Adfora is the perfect place to be.

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How Important is Your Identity, to You?

by admin on April 21, 2015

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…How important is your identity, to you? Did you know you are walking around with your identity and financial information AT RISK?

Introducing a product that with keep your private information and identity SAFE: Cloak-It Card & Passport Covers.

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The SECRET to securing your identity and credit data? Learn all you can about NFC Chip Cards: keep your credit and debit cards shielded! And, don’t forget about your passport!

Your search for the perfect RFID Shield is finally over! You now have an alternative to sleeves that disintegrate, are not effective and seams that come undone.

The premium materials, design and workmanship of Cloak-It Sleeves & Passport Protector Holders meet your needs and are within the standards on electromagnetically shielded sleeves for protecting from unauthorized NFC (Near Field Communication) intrusion and theft.

With the inner layers of copper paper and aluminum, the exterior made for durability, you’ll be pleased with these user-friendly sleeves.

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This Value Pack of Electromagnetic Shielding Sleeves includes 10 Sleeves for standard size credit cards, Driver’s License, School I.D., Access Cards, Transit Passes, etc. PLUS 2 standard-size US Passport sleeves.

With the 5.375″ x 3.686 measurements, the passport sleeves will accommodate many models of iPhone, Samsung including some Galaxy models, Motorola, Blackberry, Nokia, LG, Apple, some Sony, as well as many provider-specific models from Sprint, T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon plus many others.

With so much coverage in one pack, you should go ahead and order extra Cloak-It packs as gifts for your world-traveler friends!

Order today during this price promotion and start protecting yourself in just a few short days!

You will receive your FREE eBook Comprehensive Guide to Consumer Safety in a couple of days after order confirmation of your Amazon.com purchase of Cloak-It Card & Passport protectors. This is a serious 100+ page booklet from GSA which offers education and contacts for every facet of our financial decisions. You have a choice on Amazon.com between 6 packs and 12 packs of Cloak it Card & Passport Covers PROTECT yourself and your family from un-necessary exposure to your security.

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