ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) — Residents of Rock Island have started the recovery process after a fire ripped through the heart of downtown, destroying or damaging eight buildings in the western Illinois city.
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ALTON, Ill. (AP) — Using a southwestern Illinois steel plant as a backdrop, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin lobbied Friday for legislation designed to reward companies that keep their headquarters in the United States.
CHICAGO (AP) — More than 350 groups have applied to be the first to legally grow or sell medical marijuana in Illinois, state officials announced Wednesday.
A local start-up is hoping to grow an annual event to bring awareness, not only to their product, but to quality food.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ gubernatorial campaigns took jabs at each other on business and hiring Monday, with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate accusing Republican businessman Bruce Rauner of profiting “from fraud” and Rauner calling hiring under Quinn’s Department of Transportation a “scam.”
The primary representative of the local business community is joining its counterparts across the state in celebrating a special week for them.
The Rivoli Theatre in Monmouth is sort of going back to its glory days.