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The Cardinals’ team Chef Simon Lusky is featured in an ESPN piece highlighting his efforts to help the team achieve healthier eating habits — including introducing as an in-game snack a protein bar homemade by a childhood friend of Rams quarterback Sam Bradford.
The Illinois Department of Transportation is teaming up with Michael Rooker, star of “The Walking Dead,” on a new video series entitled “The Driving Dead” to encourage Illinois motorists to buckle up and to not drink and drive.
LMI Aerospace hit a milestone with the completion of its 2,000th cockpit crew floor for the Boeing 737, which shipped Aug. 19. CEO Dan Korte said the company is currently producing 42 crew floors per month and hopes to hit a rate of 47 a month by 2017.
Donations for A.L.S. research from the “Ice Bucket Challenge” that has now gone viral have topped $41 million, with people ranging from President George W. Bush to Justin Bieber accepting the challenge to dump buckets of ice over their heads in the name of raising funds for research into Lou Gehrig’s disease.