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  • Piershale: Keep tech savvy to protect yourself against fraud

    It was good news. In July 2013, federal prosecutors in the United States brought indictments against members of a sophisticated Russian syndicate. The ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Allstate Insurance/The Vine Insurance Agency opens in Huntley

    Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members and guests gathered at Allstate Insurance/The Vine Insurance Agency Inc., 10395 Vine St., Huntley, for a ribb ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Murphy USA breaks ground in Johnsburg

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ground-breaking ceremony with Murphy USA, 2901 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. Pictured (from ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Major differences between Chapter 7, Chapter 13 bankruptcy

    Dear Dave,What’s the difference between a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy?– ClaudiaDe ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Greeno: Take care to make a positive impression with potential employers

    Starting your career in today’s hiring environment can be challenging, including making a positive, memorable impression with people who could be your ...
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Georgio’s looks to build off Business of the Year honor

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Ever since Brian Coli opened Georgio’s Chicago Pizzeria & Pub in downtown Crystal Lake in 2002, the accolades have rolled in.
    Aug. 2, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • GM boosted June sales with discounts to dealers

    As General Motors tackles a safety crisis, a look its numbers from June show just how intent the company is on keeping new-car sales on the rise durin ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • U.S. job growth eases but tops 200K again

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • U.S. manufacturing expands again in July

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing expanded for the 14th straight month in July in a good sign for the overall economy.
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Procter & Gamble to slim down product lineup

    NEW YORK – Procter & Gamble is about to shrink.The world’s largest consumer products maker said it w ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • U.S. consumer spending up 0.4 percent in June

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three months in June, providing momentum for the economy going into the second half of ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • U.S. stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

    NEW YORK – For investors, there were few havens on Thursday.The stock market had its worst one-day d ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Jobless aid applications rise to 302,000

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but jobless claims remain at pre-recession levels.
    July 31, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Watlow seeks photos, stories for 100th year

    RICHMOND – Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co. is asking the community for help in gathering historical information, stories, photos and artifacts ahead ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Target taps outsider as CEO for needed shakeup

    NEW YORK – Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.
    July 31, 2014 - 4:44 pm
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