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  • Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

    CHICAGO – The prospect of adding jobs – even as few as 30 – has led officials in many shrinking Illinois’ communities to set aside any qualms about th ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • For the Record: McHenry County business incorporations, licenses and commercial sales

    Gathered as of July 10 by Record Information Services (www.public-record.com) of Kaneville, a company that compiles public record information from Coo ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Caldwell: Stay balanced to strengthen your will to succeed

    Writing that memo, conducting employee reviews, returning client phone calls, getting a workout in – your list of your daily obligations goes on and o ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 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 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Nagel: Tax strategies can ease burden of child care expenses

    With school out for the summer, many working parents with additional expenses for summer camps, daycare, or household help should be aware of possible ...
    July 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New Italian restaurant opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – A picture of Rose Savanelli hangs behind the counter at her son’s new restaurant.The newly ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Huntley Area Chamber picks new leader

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has selected Sunday Graham, a bank manager from Indiana, to lead the business member ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:54 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 - 5:54 pm
  • Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

    NEW YORK – Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration permission to use drones as part of its plan to deliver packages to customers in 30 mi ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks

    RICHMOND, Va. – Big Tobacco may soon get smaller.The makers of Camel and Newport cigarettes said Fri ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:54 pm
  • Weber-Stephen global distribution center broke ground Friday

    HUNTLEY – A project slated to bring nearly 500 jobs to the Huntley area is officially underway after a groundbreaking ceremony Friday.
    July 12, 2014 - 12:25 am
  • Report the claim to your insurance company as soon as you can after the accident says FGM Law in Marengo, IL

    Your insurance company will take care of the property damage if you had full coverage and will often times have a medical payment policy that will pay ...
    July 29, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Kaplan: Government overreach threatens private property rights

    The Fourth of July, with its parades and fireworks displays, symbolizes and celebrates the freedoms and rights we have enjoyed for more than 230 years ...
    July 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. unemployment aid applications fall

    WASHINGTON – Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, driving down the level of applications to nearly the lowest in seven years.
    July 10, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Agriculture industry seeks to create right to farm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In the nation’s agricultural heartland, farming is more than a multibillion-dollar industry that feeds the world. It could be on ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:22 am
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