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  • U.S. companies increasingly fish for growth overseas

    SAN FRANCISCO – Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • MCEDC taking Business Champion nominations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Economic Development Corp. is accepting nominations for the organization’s 2014 Business Champion Awards.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Study: 35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors

    WASHINGTON – More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study releas ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • MCC to offer Apple Swift programming class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering mobile application development training with Apple’s new Swift language starting in August.
    July 29, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • McDonald's: Regulator says it's a 'joint employer'

    NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it has been notified by a labor regulator that it can be named a "joint employer" for workers in its franchisee-owned ...
    July 29, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

    NEW YORK – The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.Dollar Tree said Monday it is buying rival d ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Zillow buying Trulia to build real estate titan

    NEW YORK – Zillow and Trulia, two companies that changed the way people shop for homes, are combining.
    July 29, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply ...
    July 29, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Arévalo: Employee substance abuse a dilemma for employers

    Imagine you are the manager of a small manufacturing facility. You are walking the plant floor early on a Tuesday morning and notice that one of your ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Heartland names retail manager in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Heartland Bank and Trust Company recently announced that Michael Salvetti will serve as retail manager for the Huntley location of Heartland ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Adams Steel Service opens new facility in McHenry

    Adams Steel Service Inc., 2022 S. Route 31, McHenry, recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new facility with the McHenry Area Chamber of Co ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cucina Rosa opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Cucina Rosa Italian Restaurant, 4113 Shamrock Lane, McHenry. Pictu ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce honors NISRA

    The Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association recently accepted a 30-year member recognition award from the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce. J ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Don’t use kid’s college savings plan to pay down debt

    Dear Dave,My wife and I have $25,000 in credit card debt, $2,500 in medical bills and $89,000 each i ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Arévalo: ‘Ban the box’ law going into effect in 2015

    In June, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act. This so-called “ban the box” legislation, which removes qu ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
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