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  • U.S. manufacturing growth slows in July

    WASHINGTON – U.S. factories were a little less busy last month.The Institute for Supply Management's ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • U.S. auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

    DETROIT – Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting stat ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up in June

    WASHINGTON – Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

    WASHINGTON – Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • U.S. economy posts solid 2.3 percent growth rate in Q2

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy posted a solid rebound in the April-June quarter after a harsh winter, led by a surge in consumer spending and a recover ...
    July 30, 2015 - 8:41 am
  • U.S. pending home sales slip in June

    WASHINGTON – The number of signed contracts to buy homes fell in June, as limited supplies of homes on the market are holding back possible sales grow ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Plan to Protect Your Precious Passengers

    State FarmŪ offers simple reminders to help make your summer drive a safer one, no matter how far you're going.
    July 28, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Radiant Dermatology welcomed

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors welcomed Radiant Dermatology recently with a ribbon cutting. Dr. Amanda Friedrichs' practice specializes in the diagn ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Friendship Haven of DeKalb welcomed

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members, staff and Mayor John Rey recently welcomed Friendship Haven of DeKalb to the chamber with a rib ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb chamber welcomes Supercuts

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate Supercuts of DeKalb on its grand opening. Owners Mike Davison and Greg Si ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • County tourism revenue up 8.3 percent for 2014

    Cory Jobe, director of the Illinois Office of Tourism, is on the road this week to release the latest state and individual county visitor and economic ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb police to host Special Olympics benefit

    SYCAMORE – Even as Chad McNett approaches his 10th year fundraising for the Special Olympics, it hasn’t begun to feel old – in fact, the DeKalb police ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • U.S. new-home sales hit June slump

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans bought new homes in June, a possible sign that the real estate market is cooling down after months of hot sales.
    July 24, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Anthem bids $48 billion for Cigna to create health giant

    NEW YORK – Anthem is buying rival Cigna for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about ...
    July 24, 2015 - 8:39 am
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