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  • Senators call on GM CEO to fire top lawyer

    WASHINGTON — Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate ...
    July 17, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs, signals new path

    LOS ANGELES — Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its workforce as it str ...
    July 17, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • U.S. home construction drops 9.3 percent in June

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home construction fell in June to the slowest pace in nine months, a setback to hopes that housing is regaining momentum and will bo ...
    July 17, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Tribune sets Aug. 4 date for publishing spinoff

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribune Co. has set Aug. 4 as the date for the expected spinoff of its newspaper publishing business.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • U.S. retail sales tick up 0.2 percent in June

    WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales increased slightly in June, evidence that consumers remain cautious despite steady job gains this year.
    July 15, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Chamber View: Chamber benefits many

    Chambers of Commerce are meant to help the community that they are located in, but they do so much more. Even as a college student who attends school ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:33 am
  • Blumen Gardens part of Sycamore for 25 years

    SYCAMORE – Joel Barczak has learned a lot over the past 25 years as the owner of Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St., Sycamore.
    July 14, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Barnes & Noble series celebrates pop culture

    Barnes & Noble, in the Oakland Center shopping center in DeKalb, will host a five-week "Get Pop-Cultured" series of events beginning Friday.
    July 14, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • DeKalb bank president named to board of directors

    Timothy A. Struthers has been named to the board of directors of First National Bank of Omaha. Struthers is the Illinois market president for Castle B ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Economists lower forecasts for U.S. growth

    WASHINGTON – U.S. business economists have sharply cut their growth forecasts for the April-June quarter and 2014, though they remain optimistic that ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Downside of low U.S. mortgage rates? Less selling

    WASHINGTON – Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it wou ...
    July 11, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • U.S. consumer borrowing rises at slower pace in May

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers increased their borrowing at a slower pace in May compared to the prior month.
    July 8, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Landscaping and barn salvage business open in Genoa

    GENOA – Lloyd Landscape and Old Barn Salvage was welcomed to the Genoa Area Chamber in a ribbon cutting and Business After Hours June 24.
    July 7, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Safety video honored with industry award

    OC Imageworks of DeKalb was named a bronze winner in the 35th annual Telly Awards for "Kishwaukee College Emergency Preparedness Video." There were ne ...
    July 7, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • ARMSTRONG: 2 new group events in ’15

    Later this month the annual Illinois Office of Tourism Road Show, led by Deputy Director of Tourism Jen Hoelzle, will announce the economic impact tou ...
    July 8, 2014 - 9:05 am
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