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Peoria, an Illinois city that once guided a nation, now shows its cracks

Peoria has historically been a bellwether for the Midwest and, at times, the nation. It is a place where marketers tested products, politi.....»»

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Congress eyes more spending as coronavirus surges and economy struggles

There is a growing recognition across party lines that Congress will need to spend more mone.....»»

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Horses stand idle and clowns call it quits as the coronavirus cancels Illinois rodeos. ‘This is the first time ever that we won’t have a rodeo."

Rodeos around Illinois are being canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The events, often held as nonprofit.....»»

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American Airlines, 4 smaller air carriers agree on terms for federal loans

The Treasury Department said Thursday that it had finalized terms of new loans.....»»

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Horses idle as rodeos canceled

Dozens of Illinois rodeos are on hiatus this summer in an effort to stop the spread of C.....»»

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Column: A different view of the masterful Farnsworth House — hers, not his

A daring and fascinating new exhibition, “Edith Farnsworth’s Country House,” restores Dr. Edith Farnsworth's presence to the Plano house that bear.....»»

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CEO Neela Montgomery to exit Crate & Barrel

Neela Montgomery, Crate & Barrel’s CEO for almost three years, will leave the Northbrook-based retailer Aug. 1.Neela Montgomery, Crate & Barrel’s CEO for almost three years, will leave the Northbrook-based retailer Aug. 1......»»

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Unemployment falls to 11.1% in June amid record job gains, but pandemic dims outlook

U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered.....»»

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Joliet hospital prepares to transfer youngest patients, reschedule non-urgent surgeries as nurses get ready to strike

A Joliet hospital is preparing to transfer babies and pediatric patients to a sister facility, reschedule non-urgent surgeries and potentially ask ambulances to take new patients elsewhere should more than 700 of its nurses .....»»

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McDonald’s plan to reopen dining rooms on hold as COVID-19 cases surge in parts of U.S.

The Chicago-based fast food giant said it will pause planned reopenings of its dining rooms for 21 days.The Chicago-based fast food giant said it will pause planned reopenings of its dining rooms for 21 days......»»

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Tribune Publishing adds Alden co-founder to board while extending ownership standstill agreement

Tribune Publishing has struck a deal with its largest shareholder, Alden Global Capital, that adds the hedge fund’s co-founder, Randall Smith, to the newspaper company’s board, while extending an ownership standstill agreement unt.....»»

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As coronavirus cases surge in the Sun Belt, so do signs of a new round of layoffs

Reclosings are compl.....»»

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Coronavirus and unemployment: How bad is it? 5 key questions.

Economists have forecast that employers added 3 million jobs in June and that the unemployment rate dropped to 12.3%. If they’re correct, Americans have still recovered just one-quarter of the jobs .....»»

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United adding 25,000 flights in August despite spikes in COVID-19 cases

United Airlines plans to fly about three times more routes in August than it did last month as passengers slowly return to the skies, even as the number o.....»»

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American Airlines to drop nearly two dozen international routes, including 4 from ORD

American said Wednesday that it’s dropping nearly two dozen routes between major international hubs in Los Angeles, Philadelph.....»»

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Illinois to open more small-business development centers, including 5 in Chicago, to help COVID-19 recovery

Illinois unveiled an $11.5 million investment to open seven small business resource centers, including five in Chicago, that provide support amid the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis and stores damaged .....»»

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Making masks more comfortable

Chicago-based Pride Masks sets out to make masks lighter and more breathable.Chicago-based Pride Masks sets out to make masks lighter and more breathable......»»

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More companies are making masks to battle the ‘sweat factor’ this summer, but are they effective? Here’s what you need to know.

As consumers search for masks that are tolerable for more than a quick grocery run, big brands like Under Armour, New Balance and Uniqlo have announced designs using breathable fabrics. Chicago mask-makers are also experimenting with .....»»

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Another American annual ritual to be transformed by COVID-19: Black Friday

Macy’s CEO Jeff Gennette told analysts Wednesday said that the department store will be pi.....»»

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Boeing fell short in disclosing key changes to 737 Max, inspector general’s report says

This week, Boeing and the FAA began 737 Max certification flights using FAA test pilots. If the FAA deems the flights satisfactory, it could let airlines resume using the plane later this year, which would be a massive v.....»»

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