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  • McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Caterpillar to lay off 50 more workers at East Peoria plant

    PEORIA – Caterpillar Inc. says it will lay off 50 more workers at its East Peoria plant in addition to the 120 layoffs announced last week.
    June 23, 2015 - 6:41 pm
  • Wal-Mart, Amazon, Sears, eBay, Etsy stop selling Confederate flag merchandise

    Even as national retailers pull Confederate flags from shelves and websites after the shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina, ...
    June 23, 2015 - 4:14 pm
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