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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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The Des Plaines History Center is at 781 Pearson St., Des Plaines.
The daycare center's management alerted the authorities after learning that one of the teachers was distributing gummies that contained the sleep-inducing chemical melatonin to her class of two-year-olds, without parental authorization, Des Plaines police Cmdr.
Des Plaines resident James Blue, for one, thinks the answer to all those questions has turned out to be yes since Rivers Casino opened in July 2011.
Later, DCFS announced it would allow Maryville to keep the Des Plaines campus open, but it would have to change its mission from treatment to education.
Algonquin Road, Des Plaines. Come join and bring your ideas.
The counselor reported the allegations to a Huntley school resource officer, who took a report and forwarded it to Des Plaines police for further investigation, authorities said.
Wednesday when he was struck by a Lifeline ambulance, which was turning out of a 7-Eleven parking lot to go north on Potter, Des Plaines police officer Mike Heidkamp said.
On June 30, 2003, CMI will close its foundry training facility and laboratories in Des Plaines, Illinois, and will shift all laboratory courses and training to off-site facilities.
A new Des Plaines park board commissioner has been appointed to fill the vacancy left by a longtime board member who stepped down before being hired as a district superintendent.
9, Lake Park, 2200 Lee St., Des Plaines. The Des Plaines Optimist Club is providing a free Movies in the Park.
Visit www.moderncasting.com to view "Evaluating Emission Characteristics of Seacoal and Seacoal Supplements Using Advanced Analytical Techniques," LaFay, Neitner, Taulbee, and Wellbrock, 2000 AFS Transactions (00-46), AFS, Des Plaines, IL (2000) and "Effects of Chemical Surfactants on Clay-Bonded Systems," V.

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