• Anthem breach: A gap in federal health privacy law?

    WASHINGTON – Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • U.S. gains strong 257K jobs, pay jumps; jobless rate 5.7 pct.

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added a vigorous 257,000 jobs in January, and wages jumped by the most in six years — evidence that the job market is acce ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

    NEW YORK – Struggling electronics retailer RadioShack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and says it will sell up to 2,400 stores.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • U.S. jobless applications rise, but levels point to job growth

    WASHINGTON – More people sought unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applicants remained near historic lows in a positive sign for job g ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • Automakers report big Jan. U.S. sales jumps

    DETROIT – Automakers reported double-digit U.S. sales increases in January, a sign that car sales didn't spin out even with a major snowstorm hitting ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 9:17 am
  • Coke bets on 'premium milk' to boost declining category

    NEW YORK – Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will pay twice as much for ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Ristaurante de Acquaviva marks grand opening

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon-cutting at Ristaurante de Acquaviva to help celebrate the restaurant’s grand opening. The business is l ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Jon Bockman named to NAPA advisory council

    Jon Bockman of Bockman’s Auto Care in Sycamore will represent the Midwest Division for the next two years on the National AutoCare Advisory Council.  
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Armstrong: Conference brings together leaders of tourism industry

    As you are reading this, I will be joining more than 500 tourism professionals at the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism.
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Valley West Hospital gets award for emergency care

    SANDWICH – KishHealth System’s Valley West Hospital will receive the 2015 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care.
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Program provides haircuts to the homeless

    For Hair Cuttery, the spirit of giving doesn’t stop with the holidays; it’s an ongoing mission. Last ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • U.S. factories grew last month at slowest pace in a year

    WASHINGTON – US factories expanded last month at the slowest pace in a year, as orders, production, and hiring all declined. The figures suggested man ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • Drivers: Return to your dealers for a 2nd air bag recall fix

    NEW YORK – Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags.The govern ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Consumers fuel steady U.S. economy as rest of world struggles

    WASHINGTON – There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 1:42 pm
  • CEO Tim Suter named outstanding citizen by Sycamore Chamber of Commerce

    SYCAMORE – Heidi Wright told a room of 361 people Thursday how The Suter Company President and CEO Tim Suter interviewed her for her job 14 years ago ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:16 pm
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