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OSF HealthCare joins task force to transform health care

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osf-logoOSF HealthCare has joined the Health Care Transformation Task Force, a group of health systems, health insurers, purchasers, employers and patients who will work together to transform national health care over the next five years.

For OSF it is a continuing commitment “to bring...

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AARP: Illinois ranks 10th in ID theft complaints

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aarplogoWith Illinois ranking tenth in the nation for the number of ID theft complaints, and coinciding with Tax Identity...

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Leading economic indicators rose in December

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Consumer confidence jumps in January

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conference board logoConsumer confidence rose sharply in January, the second consecutive monthly...

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Glasser announces plans to retire in May

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jglasserBradley University President Joanne Glasser will retire May 31 after eight years at the helm, the university announced Thursday.

Glasser, who came to Peoria from Eastern Kentucky University in August 2007, became the first female president of the...

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Cat reports profit for 2014; says 2015 will be 'a tough year'

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600px-Caterpillar logoIt was less than two months ago that Doug Oberhelman warned that dropping oil prices, while good for consumers, would wreak short-term havoc for Caterpillar Inc.

On Tuesday, the Caterpillar chairman and CEO’s warning was repeated when the company...

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More than a third of workers get MLK Holiday

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mlkThirty-seven percent of American employers will provide a paid day off for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,...

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Area home prices up in 2014; total sales off slightly

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soldHome sales in the Peoria area slowed in the fourth quarter, bringing sales for the full year below 2013 levels, but overall the area saw continued recovery thanks to price gains, according to the Peoria Area Association of Realtors® (PAAR).

Sales for 2014 were 4,883,...

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Cat will move jobs to Mapleton after closing two southern facilities

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600px-Caterpillar logoCaterpillar Inc. announced Thursday it will move about 200 jobs to its foundry in Mapleton when it shuts down two southern plants within the next two years.

The company also announced it is contemplating moving some of its component production from...

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