Prairie State

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Related to Prairie State: Bluegrass State, Gem State
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Noun1.Prairie State - a midwestern state in north-central United StatesPrairie State - a midwestern state in north-central United States
middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States - the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America)
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Cairo - a town at the southern tip of Illinois at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers
Carbondale - a town in southern Illinois
Champaign - a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Urbana
Chicago, Windy City - largest city in Illinois; a bustling Great Lakes port that extends 26 miles along the southwestern shoreline of Lake Michigan
Decatur - a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here
East Saint Louis - a town in southwest Illinois on the Mississippi across from Saint Louis
Moline - a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River
Peoria - a city in central Illinois on the Illinois River
Rockford - a city in northern Illinois
Rock Island - a town in northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River; site of a Union prison during the American Civil War
capital of Illinois, Springfield - capital of the state of Illinois
Urbana - a university town in east central Illinois adjoining Champaign
Illinois River - a river in Illinois that flows southwest to the Mississippi River
Little Wabash, Little Wabash River - a river in eastern Illinois that flows southeastward to the Wabash River
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Brave and generous men of New York, farmers of rich and joyous Ohio, and ye of the wide prairie states,--answer, is this a thing for you to protect and countenance?
Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Ill., recently received a $7,470 grant through the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation to install energy efficient lighting and a new lighting control board in the auditorium of the college's Business and Community Education Center.
The Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) measures student achievement relative to the Illinois Learning Standards.
Prairie State Graphics, a label and flexible packaging converter, is moving in late May to larger quarters in Franklin Park, IL, and has acquired new converting equipment.
Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Ill., is offering a new certificate in Game Design and Development.
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) provides this booklet to help in preparing for the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE).
The Prairie State Group, based in Chicago, is composed of two companies.
The MoPEP 1 resource base includes entitlements in MJMEUC's Prairie State (86MW), Plum Point (20MW), and Iatan 2 (30MW) coal-fired generating projects.
Prairie State College has broached the issue of energy cost-effectiveness by creating an in-house campaign to educate staff about the possibilities for altering behavior in an effort to realize energy savings.