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  • U.S. jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than 43 years, another sign that most ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:27 am
  • American Airlines to sell restricted 'basic economy' ticket

    DALLAS – The evolution of a caste system in the economy cabin of jetliners is deepening, with passengers divided and treated differently based on how ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • U.S. industrial output rose in December; best pace in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased in December at the strongest pace in two years, as auto factories cranked out more vehicles and powe ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:36 am
  • NIU women’s basketball marks 60th season

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and DeKalb Mayor John Rey recently held a ribbon-cutting to congratulate Northern Illinois U ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa Chamber welcomes The Copper Cow

    Members of the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce recently joined Sherri Robertson, owner of The Copper Cow Inc., and her friends, family and shoppers at ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb video arcade celebrates 32 years in business

    Star Worlds Arcade in DeKalb celebrated its 32nd anniversary of video game and pinball fun on Jan. 11.
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center receives advanced certification

    The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Certification for Tota ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sonic restaurant franchise planned for DeKalb location

    DeKALB – Plans are underway to bring a Sonic Drive-In restaurant to DeKalb.Sonic has applied for a s ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:26 am
  • More pay, greater confidence lifts U.S. retail sales 0.6 percent

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid i ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 247,000

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the increase was modest and overall applications remain low, a sign of a stead ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 7:42 am
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