Daily Archive : Wednesday September 13, 2017

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    Grain higher, Livestock mixed

    CHICAGO (AP) - Grain futures were higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. delivery was higher 5.20 cents at $4.4840 a bushel; Dec corn was up 2.60 cents at $3.5420 a bushel; December oats gained 2 cents at $2.3960 a bushel while Nov. soybeans was up 9.20 centd to $9.6960 a bushel. Beef mixed and pork lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle gained .60 cent at $1.0815 a pound; September feeder cattle gained .33 cent at $1.4893 a pound; October lean hogs was .25 cent lower at $.5933 a pound.

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    In this Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, photo, Arlene Estle looks at the damage to her home which was flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, in Houston. Victims of Harvey, desperate to rebuild their homes and lives, are facing the harsh reality that it may take months for an overwhelmed construction industry to address their needs. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

    Home rebuilding: A long and costly burden for storm victims

    Labor shortage will mean a long and costly burden for many storm victims

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    The new independent league baseball stadium under construction in Rosemont will be called Impact Field, after Impact Networking and the Chicago Dogs baseball team inked a 12-year naming rights deal.

    New Rosemont baseball stadium to be called Impact Field

    The new independent league baseball stadium under construction in Rosemont will be called Impact Field, after Impact Networking and the Chicago Dogs baseball team inked a 12-year naming rights deal.

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    Tuk Tuk Naperville’s fleet now includes four electric shuttles, each of which can seat six passengers for rides in a 2-mile radius around downtown Naperville.

    Naperville downtown Tuk Tuk shuttle business expanding

    Tuk Tuk shuttles, which look like oversized golf carts, are taking more riders around downtown Naperville.

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    EPA delays rules limiting wastewater from coal power plants

    EPA says it's postponing portions of an Obama-era rule to curb water pollution from coal-fired power plants while it considers whether to rewrite the measure.

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    CLC launched a new Supply Chain Management Program with Interim President Rich Haney, left, Lake County Partners President & CEO Kevin Considine, Grainger Director of Distribution Center Engineering and Projects Dan Goudey and Jeff Stomper, interim assistant vice president of educational affairs and dean of the business and social sciences division.

    CLC partners with Grainger to launch new program

    Responding to the needs of area residents and employers, the College of Lake County on Wednesday celebrated the launch of an associate degree and two certificate programs in supply chain management.

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    Marcus Lemonis

    ‘The Profit’ star to guest at Rock The Cradle Gala
    Entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis will make a guest appearance of at this year’s Rock The Cradle Gala to benefit the nonprofit organization The Cradle.

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    Elmhurst College Campus in Elmhurst ranked in four categories.

    Elmhurst College ranked by U.S. News

    U.S. News & World Report has placed Elmhurst College third in the Midwest this year among colleges and universities known for the strength of their undergraduate teaching.

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    Chicago-based Boeing will raise production of its 787 Dreamliner in 2019, Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said.

    Boeing to raise Dreamliner output 17 percent

    Boeing will raise production of its 787 Dreamliner in 2019 and bolster a key accounting measure that will improve the plane’s long-term profit margins, Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said.

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    Food Network star and “Restaurant: Impossible” host Robert Irvine offers a private demo in 2014 at Pirch’s Oakbrook Center store. The high-end appliance store is closing most of its locations, including Oak Brook, as it overhauls its operations.

    Pirch closes Oak Brook store in company overhaul

    Pirch, a high-end appliance and kitchen chain that’s been praised for its innovative retail experiences, is planning to shutter most of its locations as it overhauls operations, including a location in Oakbrook Center in Oak Brook.

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    H. Keith Melton points to a key on an Enigma Machine with four rotors and a some Japanese characters that was used in World War II to encode messages, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in Washington. The machine is one of the many items that he is donating to the International Spy Museum from his collection of spy objects. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Spy museum's newest: ax used on Trotsky, parts of Powers' U2

    A Florida businessman donates more than 5,000 artifacts of spy craft from around the world to the International Spy Museum in Washington

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    FILE - This May 3, 2017, file photo shows the logo on a Target store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. Target said it plans to hire about 100,000 workers for the 2017 holiday season, up from the 70,000 it hired a year ago. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    Target stocks up on staff, raising holiday hiring 40 percent

    Target is hiring about 100,000 workers for the holiday season, up from the 70,000 it hired a year ago

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    Flexera to acquire BDNA

    Flexera said it will acquire Mountain View, Calif-based software company BDNA for an undisclosed sum.

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    Practical Welding Today relaunches as The WELDER

    FMA Communications said its publication, Practical Welding Today, has become The WELDER, a relaunch with new features, a new look, and a new focus on the welder.

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    Inland Real Estate Acquisitions purchases Fresenius facility
    Inland Real Estate Acquisitions recently facilitated the acquisition of a Fresenius Medical Care facility, a 15,680-square-foot, medical office building located in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood.

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    Company buys Marengo land to develop truck stop
    Lazar Brothers Enterprises Inc. recently purchased 34.8 acres to develop a truck stop and out parcels at the intersection of Route 23 and Harmony Road in Marengo,

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    The iPhone X, which comes a decade after the original model, is Apple’s first major redesign since 2014 and represents a significant upgrade to the iPhone 7 line.

    Analysis: iPhone X feels like evolution of the iPhone, but not of the smartphone

    Apple needed to wow skeptics with its 10th-anniversary smartphone, the iPhone X. (That’s pronounced “iPhone 10,” for the curious.) As expected, Apple showed off a phone with an edge-to-edge screen, advanced facial recognition technology and no home button.

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    Purdue tapped to lead new research into shale-gas fuels

    A federal agency has chosen Purdue University to oversee a fledgling research center that will focus on developing new technologies to produce fuels from the nation's shale-gas deposits

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    The state has found some new ways to take money from the suburbs.

    Editorial: Keep an eye on Illinois’ money grab

    The state is skimming money from the suburbs in several different ways, a Daily Herald editorial says. Here’s what you need to watch for.

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    McCaleb: County should ignore Bloomberg on beverage tax

    In this guest view for the Daily Herald, Dan McCaleb, news director of the Illinois News Network, says Cook County commissioners have a duty to ignore New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg and rescind the sweetened beverage tax.

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    The real America

    Steven and Cokie Roberts: Whatever is happening in Washington, whoever is leading the country, however deep the rivalries that divide us politically -- that is not the whole story of our national experience. And perhaps not even the main one.

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    Remember Confederate past, but don’t honor it
    A Schaumburg letter to the editor: I empathize with Robert Fisher’s concern about the preservation of our history as expressed in his letter published in Fencepost on Sept. 5.

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    Teachers deserve focus
    A Barrington letter to the editor: The banner editorial on Ron Cregier on Sept. 3 was a wonderful tribute to a generous teacher, coach and family man. It honored him and his family for his time, talents, and willingness to help others.

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