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    April 4, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Report names top towns for home buyers

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    April 8, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Shah Center to offer ‘Lean Office’ course

    McHENRY – McHenry County College’s Shah Center is offering an Introduction to a “Lean Office: Creating a Workplace of Precision and Speed” course from ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Jersey Mike’s to host benefit for Pioneer Center

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Jersey Mike’s is hosting a “Suspended Soup” program to benefit Pioneer Center, a nonprofit that helps homeless people and families in n ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Steady, not spectacular: U.S. jobs up 192K in March

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday’s government re ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Wall Street orders up GrubHub in IPO

    NEW YORK – Wall Street appears to be in the mood for takeout.Investors sent shares of GrubHub Inc. u ...
    April 4, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Ball: Scholarships help support local economy

    Spring finally may have arrived (so I’m told) and many local high school students are finalizing plans for continuing their education in the fall.
    April 3, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Mall staple Brookstone seeks bankruptcy cover

    MERRIMACK, N.H. – Brookstone, a staple in malls and airports nationwide, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as part of its $147 million sale ...
    April 3, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Growing demand for US apartments pushing up rents

    These are good times for U.S. landlords. For many tenants, not so much.With demand for apartments su ...
    April 3, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • Review: Fire TV device great, but not fully ready

    NEW YORK – Amazon’s new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding voi ...
    April 3, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • U.S. home market: Few buyers and not enough sellers

    WASHINGTON – Entering the 2014 spring buying season, the U.S. housing market faces an unusual dilemma: Too few people are selling homes. Yet too few b ...
    April 3, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • MCC to offer new online business program

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering a new 16-month Associate in Science online degree with an emphasis in business.
    April 3, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid up 16K to 326,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the ...
    April 3, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • Greeno: How to stay encouraged during the job hunt

    While recent unemployment rates have slowly declined, the average job hunt is still lasting six to eight months, discouraging many job seekers. Despit ...
    April 2, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  • More Americans see middle class status slipping

    WASHINGTON – A sense of belonging to the middle class occupies a cherished place in America. It conjures images of self-sufficient people with stable ...
    April 3, 2014 - 12:21 pm
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