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  • Uber to investigate sexual harassment claim by engineer

    LONDON – Uber’s chief executive ordered an investigation Monday into a sexual-harassment claim made by a female engineer who said her prospects at the ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

    NEW YORK – Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, te ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:50 am
  • Wauconda Business & Community Expo coming up Saturday

    WAUCONDA – The Wauconda Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Business & Community Expo on Saturday.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:46 am
  • Crystal Lake Circle K fails tobacco compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local business was cited earlier this week for selling tobacco to a minor.Circle K, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Kraft still hungry for Unilever after rejected offer

    NEW YORK – Kraft Heinz is attempting to buy Unilever in a $143 billion deal that would join the U.S. maker of cheeses and lunch meats with the Europea ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Living regulations in Illinois

    Entrusting someone to care for your parent, grandparent or other loved one can be extremely difficult. After all, how can you be sure that they will r ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:25 am
  • Centegra Hospital – McHenry receives 5-star rating from CMS

    McHENRY – In Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ most recent star ratings, two McHenry County hospitals received high rankings for their health ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Applications for unemployment benefits edge up 5,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but still remained at a level indicating a healthy job m ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:09 am
  • Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy to break ground on Cary facility

    CARY – By the end of the summer, Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy plans to open its new facility in Cary.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Rendezvous Bistro reopens, reimagined in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Rendezvous Bistro is back, reinspired under new management.Megan and T.J. Liebetrau of W ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • U.S. retail sales rise in January, led by gas and restaurants

    WASHINGTON – Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent last month, slowing down from a solid 1 percent gain in December, the Commerce Depart ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • Home State Bank recommends integrating financial plan with overall estate plan

    Your estate plan documents how you want your assets to be distributed in the event of your death.  It controls your financial assets, which may includ ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 8:59 am
  • Power tools

    Whether it’s a simple task or a tough job, having the right power tool can help you get the job done right.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Stores set closing dates at Huntley Outlet Center

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Outlet Center soon will be a ghost town, as most stores have set closing dates for later this month through mid-March.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Starbucks pulls liquor license from Huntley location

    HUNTLEY – People looking for the option to grab a beer or glass of wine at Starbucks locations in Huntley, Crystal Lake and Algonquin no longer will b ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:52 pm
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