Daily Archive : Monday November 27, 2017

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    Grains mixed, livestock mixed

    CHICAGO (AP) - Grain futures were mixed Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec. delivery was up 1 cent at $4.1040 a bushel; Dec corn fell 1 cent to 3.3760 a bushel; December oats gained .40 cent at $2.51 a bushel while Jan. soybeans was down 4.60 cents at $9.9120 a bushel. Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. December live cattle was up .05 cent at $1.1988 a pound; January feeder cattle gained .35 cent at $1.5480 a pound; December lean hogs gained .08 cent at $.6460 a pound.

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    Home & Manor, specializing in fine silk and linen fabrics, opens Tuesday in Downers Grove.

    Fine silk store opening in Downers Grove

    Home & Manor, specializing in fine silk and linen fabrics, will open its first U.S. store at 7325 Lemont Road in Downers Grove at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28.

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    FILE - This July 4, 2011, file photo, shows the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower, third building from left, in Panama City. Owners of the Trump International Hotel in Panama are working to strip President Donald Trump’s name from the 70-story building and fire the hotel management company run by Trump’s family. The property once paid at least $32 million to associate with Trump. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)

    Effort to oust Trump name, management in luxury Panama hotel

    Owners of the Trump International Hotel in Panama are working to strip President Donald Trump's name from the 70-story building and fire the hotel management company run by Trump's family

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    Barrington liquor store under new ownership

    New owners have taken over a Barrington liquor store.

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    FILE - In this June 8, 2017 file photo, fresh nuts, bolts and fittings are ready to be added to the east leg of the pipeline near St. Ignace, Mich., as Canadian oil transport company Enbridge prepares to test the east and west sides of the Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Enbridge Inc. have reached an agreement they say will boost the safety of twin pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge. The deal announced Monday, Nov. 27, includes a requirement that Line 5 be shut down temporarily during storms that cause high waves in the straights for an hour or longer. (Dale G Young/The Detroit News via AP)

    Michigan, Enbridge reach deal to boost safety of pipelines

    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Canadian oil transport company Enbridge Inc. have reached an agreement on a timeline for determining the future of twin pipelines beneath the channel where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge

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    St. Charles will not demolish the former George’s Sport Center building, seen to the left of the Arcada Theatre in this 2007 photo, but will instead replace its aging roof.

    St. Charles will invest in Arcada neighbor in hopes of keeping theater open

    St. Charles officials will repair the roof of the former George’s Sporting Good store rather than sell the building. The move is visible evidence of ongoing discussions to keep the Arcada Theater’s doors open.

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    FILE - In this June 8, 2017 file photo, fresh nuts, bolts and fittings are ready to be added to the east leg of the pipeline near St. Ignace, Mich., as Canadian oil transport company Enbridge prepares to test the east and west sides of the Line 5 pipeline under the Straits of Mackinac. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Enbridge Inc. have reached an agreement they say will boost the safety of twin pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge. The deal announced Monday, Nov. 27, includes a requirement that Line 5 be shut down temporarily during storms that cause high waves in the straights for an hour or longer. (Dale G Young/The Detroit News via AP)

    The Latest: Environmentalists blast Michigan-Enbridge pact

    Environmental groups are attacking an agreement between Michigan and Canadian pipeline company Enbridge Inc. that sets a timeline for determining the future of twin oil pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan converge

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    Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, left, and Infosys President Ravi Kumar, center, speak after a news conference, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Providence, R.I., announcing the India-based information technology outsourcing firm will open a design and innovation hub in the state and plans to add 500 jobs there in the next five years. (AP Photo/Michelle R. Smith)

    Infosys plans new hub with 500 design jobs in Rhode Island

    Information technology outsourcing firm Infosys says it's opening a design and innovation hub in Rhode Island and plans to add 500 jobs in the state in the next 5 years

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    Cook Group takes over closed GE plant in Bloomington

    Medical-device maker Cook Group has taken over a former General Electric refrigerator factory in Bloomington and expects to start renovation work in the coming weeks

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    FILE - This May 18, 2017, file photo shows laborers union members cheering during a meeting of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board, in Las Vegas. As the Supreme Court prepares to hear a challenge to the federal ban on sports betting, U.S. sports leagues are hedging their bets. The leagues are fighting the case in court, but leaders of the NBA, the NHL and Major League Baseball have said publicly that they’re open to sports betting being legalized. They’re preparing for a future of expanded gambling and hoping to have a say in how legalization takes effect. Only the NFL has remained steadfast in its opposition, a stance that critics see as hypocritical. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

    US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling

    As the Supreme Court prepares to hear a challenge to the federal ban on sports betting, US sports leagues are hedging their bets

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    RubinBrown LLP, a large national accounting and business consulting firm, is joining with Skokie-based FLS Group LLC.

    National accounting firm joins with Skokie’s FLS Group

    RubinBrown LLP, the nation’s 46th largest accounting and business consulting firm, is joining with Skokie-based FLS Group LLC effective Dec. 1, 2017.

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    Sideouts Sports Tavern is hosting a chamber networking event.

    Business networking event planned at Island Lake bar

    A multi chamber business after hours takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at 3D Bowl/Sideouts Sports Tavern in Island Lake.

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    FILE - This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows FBI headquarters in Washington. Many U.S. diplomatic, military and government figures were not told about Russia-linked attempts to hack into their emails, even though the FBI knew they were in the Kremlin’s crosshairs, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

    FBI leaves US targets of Russian hackers in the dark

    The FBI had evidence for a least a year that Russian hackers were trying to break into the personal Gmail accounts of scores of U.S. officials, but failed to notify almost all of them

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    The Chicago Reader is in no danger of folding — or getting folded into the Chicago Sun-Times, Sun-Times Media CEO Edwin Eisendrath says.

    Feder: Chicago Reader will grow, CEO Eisendrath says

    The Chicago Reader is in no danger of folding — or getting folded into the Chicago Sun-Times, Robert Feder writes. That’s the word from Sun-Times Media CEO Edwin Eisendrath, who seems as bullish on the alternative weekly as he is on the daily tabloid. For the full report, go to roberfeder.com.

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    Jim Kendall

    Give your IT system a gift
    While the thought of giving a gift to your IT system may be a bit of a stretch, the ideas that two knowledgeable IT advisors came up with are “gifts” that can be a major plus for the typical small or medium-sized business.

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    If you’re in a giving mood, visit a website that will rate the effectiveness of various charities.

    Editorial: Make sure your donations go to a good cause

    A Daily Herald editorial reminds people taking part in the worthy mission of Giving Tuesday that they can get help to assure that their donations go to truly worthy causes.

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    John Conrad

    Congress should modify ACA provisions to protect Medicare

    Two federal programs are considering cuts to Medicare reimbursements for doctors and hospitals. That would make it tougher for Illinois’ two million Medicare beneficiaries to receive the care they deserve.

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    Read the numbers on military strength
    A Huntley letter to the editor: President Donald Trump and leaders in the GOP accuse President Obama of degrading the military. Are they correct?

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    Do the math on Trump’s tax plan
    An Aurora letter to the editor: I calculated the impact of Trump’s tax plan on my taxes. My federal income taxes will go up $2,200.

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    Connection clear between tax cuts, growth
    A Winfield letter to the editor: Ralph Martire’s recent column “Lessons of history don’t speak well for supply-side tax reform” didn’t tell you what has historically happened to the economic growth rate immediately following tax rate changes. I will tell you.

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    Don’t just follow the political party line
    A Roselle letter to the editor: We, the people of the United States, are the ones that are at fault for this because we do the same by voting by party lines instead of voting for people that will work for us and do things to protect us.

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    Budget is abomination for older Americans
    A Woodstock letter to the editor: Recently, the House of Representatives passed a highly destructive budget that panders to the rich while torpedoing the middle and lower classes.

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    Be more positive
    A Grayslake letter to the editor: I was taught that one should not just complain about an issue, but should also provide an alternative solution.

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    Abortion profits
    A Libertyville letter to the editor: On Saturday, Nov. 18,2017. the Daily Herald Opinion page had a letter from Eileen G. Soderstrom of Chicago.

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    Consider facts before vilifying Obama
    A Schaumburg letter to the editor: Just finished reading the letter from Mary Lou Anton telling us in five paragraphs how “appalled” she was that the two presidents Bush that she voted for had the gall to criticize the present occupant of the White House, rather than doing it to the previous occupant, you know — that “abomination” known as Obama.

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