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  • Sears may sell land, cut jobs to save $1B; shares soar

    NEW YORK – Sears might sell more locations, cut more jobs and put more of its famous brands on the block as part of its latest plan to revive the falt ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • 12 DeKalb County Mexican restaurants you must try

    Here are the 12 best local places to get Mexican food in DeKalb County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County’s Finest competition.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • Project: Time Off is good for the economy and soul

    Project: Time Off is an initiative to win back America’s Lost Week of vacation.This initiative is ai ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Counselors hope to reach NIU students, others with private practice

    SYCAMORE – Joel Filmore said he started the Lighthouse Professional Counseling Center with a focus on helping Northern Illinois University students ac ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Sandwich Chamber of Commerce seeking past members for anniversary

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 40th anniversary at its Annual Dinner and Awards Night on March 2. As part of the celebration ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Spine, sports medicine specialists to practice in DeKalb

    Regional Medical Group orthopedic physicians Dr. Brian M. Babka and Dr. Jerome Kolavo will soon begin seeing patients in DeKalb. Both doctors will pra ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • U.S. added a healthy 227,000 jobs last month; unemployment rate up to 4.8 percent

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers stepped up hiring last month, adding a healthy 227,000 jobs, and more Americans began looking for work, a sign that Presid ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 8:08 am
  • Amazon increasingly wants to be its own deliveryman

    NEW YORK – Amazon isn't content just being the "everything store." Increasingly, it looks like it wants to be its own deliveryman, too.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • How to Prevent Germs from Spreading This Cold and Flu Season

    February may have just begun, but cold and flu season is in full swing. While there is no known remedy for these illnesses, learn how to prevent germs ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • 7 Great Destinations in Northern Illinois for Valentine’s Day Dinner

    Score big points with your significant other by checking out these terrific Northern Illinois restaurants for Valentine's Day, courtesy of the new Nei ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • U.S. unemployment claims slide by 14,000 to 246,000

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, another sign that U.S. workers are enjoying job security.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • Annual ‘Predict the Oscars’ contest returning to Cinema 7

    Classic Cinemas’ annual ​“Predict the Oscars” contest ​is returning for the 2017 awards season. Moviegoers are encouraged to enter the contest when th ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • How Trump's immigration order could hurt the U.S. economy

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries could slow the U.S. economy by hampe ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • U.S. factories posted fastest growth last month in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – American factories grew last month at the fastest pace in more than two years.The Insti ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Caterpillar moving headquarters to Chicago area

    NEW YORK – Caterpillar Inc. is moving its headquarters to the Chicago area and won't build a new complex in its current Peoria location.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:00 pm
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