PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc. sees President Barack Obama’s change in U.S. policy toward Cuba as a potential business opportunity.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials have announced that a Chinese developer is planning to build an 88-story hotel and condominium tower that would be the city’s third tallest building.
O’FALLON, Ill. (AP) — A Virginia-based software company has announced plans to bring more than 70 new information technology jobs to Scott Air Force Base.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state’s unemployment rate fell in November to its lowest level since June 2008, hitting 6.4 percent.
The manager of the current Holiday Inn Express in Galesburg says construction on the new facility could begin as soon as later this month.
PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — A city in central Illinois is deciding whether to conduct a study to determine if there would be a local market for Asian carp.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A first round of layoffs at Benedictine University in Springfield will begin at the end of this month.
CHICAGO (AP) — A summer jobs program that engaged mentors to help troubled kids in Chicago stay on track is linked with a big reduction in youth arrests for violent crimes.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The mayor of Dixon says he’s optimistic that a shuttered cement plant will reopen.