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  • U.S. consumer prices up a slight 0.1 percent in April

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer prices were up slightly in April, but overall gains were held back by another decline in energy costs that offset the bigge ...
    May 22, 2015 - 8:11 am
  • U.S. home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

    WASHINGTON – Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due to relatively few listings and rising prices, a trend that could weigh on the recoverin ...
    May 21, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Los Angeles City Council votes for $15 minimum wage

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to raising minimum pay in the nation's second-largest city to $15 an hour by ...
    May 19, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • For many low-income workers, calling in sick is a luxury

    NEW YORK – For Shannon Henderson, getting a cold or flu could be the difference between putting food on the table and going hungry.
    May 19, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • U.S. home construction surges to fastest pace since 2007

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homebuilders ramped up construction in April to the fastest pace in nearly seven-and-a-half years, hinting at newfound momentum for ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • Glidden Flowers and Glidden World Gifts

    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Behl receives award from Manufacturing Institute

    Divya Behl, a graduate of Sycamore High School and Northern Illinois University, recently was recognized as an Emerging Leader in Manufacturing by the ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Park District instructor opens fitness business

    SYCAMORE – Ten years after starting out in the fitness business, Cathy Pivonka is ready to open her own dance studio.
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Edward Jones associates accept limited partnership offers

    Ryan D. Genz, financial adviser, and Erin Lee, senior branch office administrator, of Edward Jones in Sycamore, have accepted invitations to become li ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Interactive map launched for National Tourism Week

    The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently launched a new interactive map marketing tool to kick off National Tourism Week, which was M ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Monthly average of unemployment claims falls to 15-year low

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits ticked lower last week, pushing down the four-week average of applications to its ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • U.S. retail sales flat-line in April

    WASHINGTON – U.S. shoppers kept their spending in check in April, as modest wage growth over the past year keeps family budgets tight.
    May 13, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

    NEW YORK – Drivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax: They will almost certainly be paying far less for gas this summer t ...
    May 12, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • U.S. job openings fall, hiring rises in mixed report

    WASHINGTON – The number of available jobs in the U.S. fell in March, though companies filled more of their open positions in a sign they are still con ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Verizon barges into online video, buying AOL for $4.4B

    NEW YORK – Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom's push in both mobile and advertising fields.
    May 12, 2015 - 9:02 am
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