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  • Holiday sales seen rising 3.7 percent

    NEW YORK – Americans are expected to spend at a slower pace than last year during the crucial winter holidays, weighed down by sluggish wage growth an ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 8:42 am
  • Monsanto posts 4Q loss, to eliminate 2,600 jobs to cut costs

    WASHINGTON – Monsanto Co. says it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • U.S. trade deficit widens to $48.3 billion in August

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:27 am
  • KishHealth physical therapist incorporates new techniques

    Physical therapist Cindy Brandt, from KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center in Sandwich, completed an eight-hour, hands-on training course in Augu ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Whiskey Acres celebrates grand opening

    Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate Whiskey Acres on its grand opening and ribbon-cutting. Owners Nick Nagele, Jamie ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Paulsen Appliance named ‘Store of the Year’

    Paulsen Appliance in Sycamore was presented with the “Brand Source Greater Midwest Store of the Year” Award at the Brand Source National Convention in ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Pop-up’ shops bring out Halloween spirit

    DeKALB – Pamela Macneille sells what nightmares are made of.Macneille, who manages the Spirit Hallow ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DCCVB View: Volunteers needed for IHSA football championship games

    It’s getting close. The countdown stands at 51 days until DeKalb County hosts its second IHSA state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought — a sour note for ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • U.S. manufacturing barely expands as global economy slows

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturers expanded at their slowest pace in two years last month, held back by faltering global growth and cutbacks in oil and g ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • U.S. auto sales surge in September at Ford, Fiat Chrysler, GM

    Major automakers booked double-digit sales gains last month in the U.S. market, helped by strong growth from key brands like Jeep and a later Labor Da ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • ConAgra cuts 1,500 jobs; moving HQ from Omaha to Chicago

    OMAHA, Neb. – ConAgra will cut about 1,500 jobs, or approximately 30 percent of its global, office-based workforce, and move its headquarters to Chica ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 8:38 am
  • Survey: U.S. businesses added jobs in September at solid pace

    WASHINGTON – Buoyed by strong consumer spending and steady home sales, U.S. businesses added jobs at a healthy pace in September, according to a priva ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • U.S. home prices rise steadily in July, lifted by higher sales

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose at a solid pace in July, as would-be buyers competed for a diminished supply of available housing.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Business seeks nominations for outstanding citizen award

    Bill White’s C.A.R. Hospital Inc. is accepting nominations for its 2015 Outstanding Citizen Award, which will recognize a local citizen for their cont ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
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