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  • U.S. construction spending rises to highest level in 8 years

    WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending jumped in October, fueled by solid gains in home building and the largest increase in federal construction in ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • GM, Fiat Chrysler sales up in November, but Ford was flat

    DETROIT – November used to be a slow month for U.S. car sales. Not anymore.Black Friday promotions — ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:55 am
  • Bingle selected as first DCNP manager

    Ben Bingle has joined the staff at the DeKalb County Community Foundation as the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership manager. 
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber hosts discussion on profitability

    Maribeth Kuzmeski, author and president of Red Zone Marketing, will present “Increasing Profitability, Revenue and New Clients Through Connecting and ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DCEDC View: Significant development logged during 2015

    More than 1.6 million square feet of industrial and commercial space is being developed in DeKalb County this year. This includes: 1.3 million square ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KishHealth System Cancer Center sets open house

    SANDWICH – KishHealth System Cancer Center is celebrating the opening of its new facility with an open house for the community from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dec ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Sycamore theater celebrates 90th birthday

    SYCAMORE – From silent film stars on the silver screen to the action-packed adventures of today’s movie industry – a lot has changed over the past 90 ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fall to 260,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped sharply last week, the Labor Department said Wednesday, the latest sign that b ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • U.S. consumer confidence falls hard in November

    WASHINGTON – Confidence in the economy eroded this month as Americans became more worried about the job market.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • When are stores open on Thanksgiving or Black Friday?

    NEW YORK – After the turkey and stuffing comes the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. And even though most retailers are offering the same deals ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Local attorney earns recertification

    Richard Lee Turner Jr. of Turner Law Offices has successfully achieved recertification as a civil trial advocate from the National Board of Trial Advo ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Winter clothing drive benefits local children

    Donations of new and like-new winter outerwear are needed to help local children stay warm this winter. The 25th annual Snug Hugs for Kids clothing dr ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore dentist participates in candy buy-back program

    Grand Dental – Sycamore (formerly Courtview Family Dentistry), along with three other Grand Dental office locations: Aurora, Franklin Park and Channah ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • MOI schedules blood drive, toy drop-off

    Midwest Orthopaedic Institute, will host a blood drive open to the public on Dec. 10.Registration wi ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber View: Spread some cheer this season

    “The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” – Helen Keller
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
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