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    Hoffman Estates chamber hands out annual awards

    Andy Spentzos, co-owner of Apple Villa Famous Pancake House & Restaurant, accepts the award for Business of the Year Thursday at the Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce and Industry's fourth annual Celebration of Excellence.

    Jan 30, 2015 6:44 AM

    Apple Villa Famous Pancake House & Restaurant was recognized as Business of the Year Thursday night at the Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce and Industry's fourth annual Celebration of Excellence. It was one of 31 nominees in a total of six award categories recognizing businesses in the Hoffman Estates area who have made contributions to the chamber and helped spur economic development in the community.

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    Suburban venues with Rosemont on not releasing records

    The concert promoter for country music star Garth Brooks received incentives that secured Rosemont's Allstate Arena as the opening location for Brooks' tour that began last September. The Illinois attorney general's office said village officials violated the state law when they denied a records request for details about the incentives.

    Jan 30, 2015 9:40 AM

    Suburban governments that run entertainment venues admit that like Rosemont they might not be forthcoming with all the financial details about the shows they book. That's despite an Illinois attorney general's office decision that Rosemont violated the Freedom of Information Act when it denied a request for details about incentives given to Garth Brooks' concert promoter.

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    What do Metra riders want? Wi-Fi, warm cars on time

    Rush-hour Metra trains are packed with passengers, and many would prefer their fare increases be used for additional cars.

    Jan 30, 2015 10:03 AM

    Wi-Fi now. More proactive conductors. On-time trains. Announcements you can hear. Metra riders on the brink of major fare hikes say they want more for their money than they're getting now. Metra says some things are coming. “We want trains to be on time, too,” a spokesman says in response to riders' questions.

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    McDonald’s layoffs target Warrenville, Oak Brook HQ

    BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO McDonald’s announced Thursday that it will lay off more than 100 people who work at the Oak Brook headquarters or an office in Warrenville.

    Jan 29, 2015 4:50 PM

    McDonald's layoffs involve about 100 positions in its Oak Brook headquarters and offices in Warrenville. Some could stay on, but in lower-level positions.

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    Economic growth slows to 2.6 percent in fourth quarter

    U.S. economic growth slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Jan 30, 2015 9:58 AM

    U.S. economic growth slowed in the final three months of 2014 as a big burst in consumer spending was offset by weakness in other areas. The Commerce Department said Friday gross domestic product grew at a 2.6 percent annualized rate in the October-December period, down from sizzling gains of 5 percent in the third quarter and 4.6 percent in the second quarter.

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    Motorcycle dealership might be coming to Libertyville

    There is interest in opening an Indian brand store in the former Arden’s furniture store on Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Libertyville.

    Jan 29, 2015 10:18 AM

    An Indian Motorcycle dealership could be among the next new businesses in downtown Libertyville. The village board informally has approved a change in the zoning code to allow motorcycle dealerships in the commercial core area.

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