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Mar 18, 2015

Alternative Minimum Wage Bill Gets House Committee OK

Alternative Minimum Wage Bill Gets House Committee OK

Legislation in the Illinois House to increase the minimum wage at a slower rate than the Senate proposes has received committee approval.

Feb 20, 2015

Illinois Companies Rank in Fortune's Most Admired

Illinois Companies Rank in Fortune's Most Admired

Eighteen Illinois companies make the cut in Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” rankings.

Feb 20, 2015

Caterpillar to Stay in Peoria, Expand Headquarters

Caterpillar to Stay in Peoria, Expand Headquarters

Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday that it is keeping its global headquarters in downtown Peoria and expanding its corporate campus in what it called a re-commitment to the central Illinois city.

Feb 16, 2015

Uber Launches in 6 New Illinois Cities

Uber Launches in 6 New Illinois Cities

The ride-booking service Uber has expanded in Illinois to Champaign-Urbana, Bloomington-Normal, Rockford and Aurora in addition to its Chicago and Springfield operations.

Oct 8, 2014

Allstate Raising Rates in Illinois

Allstate Raising Rates in Illinois

Allstate is upping its rates for customers in Illinois.

Sep 16, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Cannabis Food Truck Heads for Chicago

Cannabis Food Truck Heads for Chicago

In a strange turn of events, this new food truck might leave you with the munchies.

May 1, 2014
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By Alexandria Fisher

Blue Cross Blue Shield to Sponsor Divvy

Blue Cross Blue Shield to Sponsor Divvy

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois announced a new $12.5 million, five-year sponsorship investment for the popular Divvy bike share program.

Apr 10, 2014
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By Associated Press

IKEA Buying Illinois Wind-Energy Project

IKEA Buying Illinois Wind-Energy Project

IKEA's U.S. subsidiary is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company's initiative to offset its power use with renewable energy generation.

Nov 22, 2013

Ill. Unemployment Rate Down to 8.9 Percent

Ill. Unemployment Rate Down to 8.9 Percent

State adding more jobs in September and October than any two-month period since May 2010.

Nov 20, 2013
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YouTube Co-Founder Pledges $1M to Aurora School

YouTube Co-Founder Pledges $1M to Aurora School

One of the founders of YouTube has pledged $1 million to his suburban Chicago math and science high school.

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