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Des Plaines

(dĕs plānz), city (1990 pop. 53,223), Cook co., NE Ill., a suburb of Chicago on the Des Plaines River; inc. 1925. Among its manufactures are chemicals and electronic equipment. It was founded in the 1830s as the town of Rand; the name was changed in 1869, and Riverview was annexed in 1925. O'Hare International Airport is to the south.

Des Plaines,

river, 110 mi (177 km) long, rising in SE Wis., and flowing S and SW through NE Ill., joining the Kankakee River S of Joliet, Ill., to form the Illinois River. The lower Des Plaines is part of the Illinois Waterway.
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Midwest Gaming has been awarded the exclusive right to apply for Illinois' only remaining gaming license and has received a finding of preliminary suitability from the Illinois Gaming Board with respect to developing its casino in Des Plaines, Illinois.
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CHICAGO -- DSC Logistics, an integrated logistics and supply chain management company headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, has been awarded a three-year contract to provide Supply Chain Management and Transportation Management services to Merisant, a worldwide leader in the marketing of low-calorie tabletop sweeteners, out of DSC's Logistics Centers in Mira Loma, California; Des Plaines, Illinois; Allentown, Pennsylvania; and McDonough, Georgia.
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