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  • 2 credit houses take no major action on Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – Two major credit houses aren’t overly worried about an Illinois judge tossing out a pension overhaul designed to close a $100 billion de ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • U.S. economy posts even stronger growth in Q3

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more than a ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

    WASHINGTON – Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • U.S. home price gains slow for 10th straight month

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose in September at the slowest pace in more than two years, reflecting modest sales gains and a rising number of avail ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Industry leaders: Skiing cheaper than you think

    DENVER – In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and tick ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Study: CEOs in year's 10 big mergers to get $430M

    NEW YORK – This year’s flurry of corporate mergers may not pay off for shareholders in the long run, but one thing is for sure: The bosses who are sel ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • 93-year-old woman marks 75 years with same company

    MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. – Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she’s still there.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Tips on getting deals during Black Friday blitz

    NEW YORK – Brace yourself for the Black Friday shopping bonanza.Sure, stores have been pushing disco ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

    It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.JetBl ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • DeKalb County Board to vote on establishing an enterprise zone

    SYCAMORE – Without financial incentives from the city of DeKalb, Lincoln Inn and Faranda’s would have been mere dreams for Bill and Joy McMahon.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • DeKalb coffee-roasting business heating up

    DeKALB – Eventually, Eugene Powers hopes to find some retail space for his coffee venture. For now, ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Why airfare keeps rising despite lower oil prices

    NEW YORK – Planes are full. Passengers clamor for amenities. Investors want a payout. New planes are on order.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • U.S. factory output increases 0.2 pct in October

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing output grew modestly in October, as autoworkers churned out fewer cars and trucks.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • G-20 summit opens in Australia; growth tops agenda

    BRISBANE, Australia – As G-20 summit host Brisbane sweltered through a blistering heat wave, world leaders on Saturday got down to the business of cem ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 6:18 pm
  • Gas to average under $3 in 2015, government says

    NEW YORK – The average price of gasoline will be below $3 a gallon in 2015, the Energy Department predicted Wednesday. If the sharply lower estimate h ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 3:07 pm
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