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    The practice of Gregory J. Andros, M.D., at Advanced Urology has been designated as a UroLift Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes that Dr ...
    March 24, 2017 - 7:57 pm
  • Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clear ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Lake views and three fireplaces: 18 photos of an $864,000 Plainfield home for sale

    Check out 18 photos of this $864,000 Plainfield home for sale, listed on Zillow ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:45 pm
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • The Salon Professional Academy helps those ready for a career change

    Are you looking for a new career in the health and beauty services industry?  If so, there are a lot of different areas to specialize in that allow yo ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:51 am
  • Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

    NEW YORK – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Interest rate hike – what it means and how to react

    For only the third time in the last decade, the Federal Reserve announced last week that it would raise the benchmark interest rate 0.25 percent to a ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • 4 renderings of how Target wants to re-design its stores

    NEW YORK – In a move to bring shoppers back to its stores, Target is embarking on an ambitious redesign aimed at helping people who need to dash in fo ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:56 pm
  • Want to create good jobs? Then fund higher education

    The new national employment numbers released last week seem to bode well, even for the State of Illinois.
    March 20, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • Why bond ratings led to crisis; definition of cat bonds

    Dear Mr. Berko: How did Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s Investors Service cause our financial crisis? And which of the two firms is better at analyzing ...
    March 18, 2017 - 10:57 pm
  • Luxury home of the week: A French chateau for $1.9 million in New Lenox

    Check out this $1.9 million home listed for sale in New Lenox, on Zillow ...
    March 20, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Fed raises rate and sees more hikes as U.S. economy improves

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and signaled that further hikes this year ...
    March 15, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Luxury and plenty of space: 20 photos of a $475,000 home for sale in Joliet

    Check out this $475,000 home for sale in Joliet, listed on Zillow ...
    March 13, 2017 - 12:24 pm
  • U.S. added 235K jobs in February, making Fed interest rate hike likely

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and raised pay at a healthy pace, making it all but certain that the Federal Reser ...
    March 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • The Salon Professional Academy offers makeup tips to make eyes pop

    Applying makeup is an art, and with the right supplies and a little practice, you can enhance your  facial appearance to make your best features stand ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:17 am
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