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IMEC receives $4 million federal grant

IMEC receives $4 million federal grant

The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center at Br...

By the Numbers: Thanksgiving

By the Numbers: Thanksgiving

In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims — early se...

Give the gift of reading this year; turn kids into avid readers

Give the gift of reading this year; turn kids into avid readers

Give the gift of reading this holiday season&...

Percentage of people moving falls to an all-time low

Percentage of people moving falls to an all-time low

The percentage of Americans moving over a one-year...

Sweet Emotion: Steve Tyler named recipient of Humanitarian Award

Sweet Emotion: Steve Tyler named recipient of Humanitarian Award

The Hospitality Committee for United Nations Deleg...

CDC: Potentially preventable deaths on the decline

CDC: Potentially preventable deaths on the decline

The number of potentially preventable deaths &ndas...

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Consumer confidence took a healthy leap in November

Consumer confidence took a healthy leap in November

2 DAYS AGO  |  The Peorian

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had declined in October, increased significantly in November, which should be welcome news for retailers as the holiday shopping season get i...
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John Wilkes Booth letter to be auctioned

John Wilkes Booth letter to be auctioned

14 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

A chilling letter by John Wilkes Booth that waspenned just months before his assassination of President Lincoln will be auctioned in New York on Tuesday, Nov. 22.  Estimated to sell for between $...
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Technology

Nov. 28: Work day or shop-from-work day?

Nov. 28: Work day or shop-from-work day?

13 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

Come November 28, will your colleagues be banging out a report or bargain hunting? According to a new survey of North American workers by staffing firm Robert Half Technology, there's a good chan...
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Entertainment

Give the gift of reading this year; turn kids into avid readers

Give the gift of reading this year; turn kids into avid readers

10 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

Give the gift of reading this holiday season and turn kids into avid readers by keeping children's books in every room of the home. The reason for having more books at home is found in a snea...
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Hear Harry Caray call the final out of the World Series

Hear Harry Caray call the final out of the World Series

28 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

He loved the Chicago Cubs. He loved Budweiser. To the point he proclaimed himself "Cubs Fan Bud Man".  And he dreamed one day the Chicago Cubs would win the World Series. The city of Ch...
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Education

Methodist College receives $1.5 million federal grant

Methodist College receives $1.5 million federal grant

21 DAYS AGO  |  Paul Gordon

Methodist College-Unity Point Health has received a $1.5 million federal grant that will make more scholarships available to students with financial needs, are ethnic or racial minorities or first gen...
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Lifestyle

Professional Truck Drivers Dole Out Extra Serving of Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Professional Truck Drivers Dole Out Extra Serving of Thanksgiving Safety Tips

8 DAYS AGO  |  PRNewswire

American Trucking Associations and ATA's Share the Road highway safety program have offered life-saving driving tips to motorists ahead of what is being billed as one of the busiest travel weekends of...
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