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  • Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

    CHICAGO – Fast food workers said they’re prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national conve ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • First phase of Charlestowne Mall project slated for August

    ST. CHARLES – The first phase of construction for the Charlestowne Mall redevelopment is scheduled for August, its project developer said Monday.
    July 24, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • U.S. unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years.
    July 24, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Chamber View: Sycamore Turning Back Time this weekend

    The 1950s are making a comeback in Sycamore during Turning Back Time Weekend from Friday through Sunday. Hop into your vintage ride and cruise over to ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:51 pm
  • Lehan VP featured at D.C. health care event

    DeKALB – Having a deep rooted interest in women's health is a family affair for Lehan Drugs vice president of sales and marketing DJ Larson.
    July 21, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry

    MONTPELIER, Vt. — Move over, pot brownies.The proliferation of marijuana edibles for both medical an ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:22 am
  • 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
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