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    Elgin to consider medical marijuana dispensary

    Joe Graziano Jr., part owner of Terri Lynn, Inc., in Elgin, doesn’t want Salveo Health & Wellness, Ltd. to get a permit for a medical marijuana dispensary nearby at 1330 Crispin Drive in the Fox Bluff Corporate Center.

    Aug 1, 2014 5:37 AM

    The city of Elgin will consider allowing a medical marijuana dispensary in an industrial park on the city’s southwest side, but nearby business owners say that’s a terrible idea. Elgin’s planning and zoning commission will hold a public hearing Monday about the application submitted by Salveo Health & Wellness, Ltd. of Chicago for a dispensary in the Fox Bluff Corporate Center on the northeast corner of Bowes Road and McLean Boulevard.

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    U.S. markets fluctuate a day after a major drop

    U.S. markets steadied on Friday a day after a major sell-off. Investors focused on a relatively strong jobs report, which showed the U.S. economy created 209,000 jobs in July, the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000. Several large companies reported solid earnings including consumer products giant Procter & Gamble.

    Aug 1, 2014 9:57 AM

    U.S. markets steadied on Friday a day after a major sell-off. Investors focused on a relatively strong jobs report, which showed the U.S. economy created 209,000 jobs in July, the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000. Several large companies reported solid earnings including consumer products giant Procter & Gamble.

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    Country House restaurant getting new spot in Lisle

    Daniel White/dwhite@dailyherald.comThe Country House is planning to move its Lisle location into a bigger space at the Green Trails Shopping Center along Maple Avenue, just east of Naper Boulevard, in Lisle. The space used to house the Big Apple Pancake House.

    Aug 1, 2014 9:35 AM

    After nearly 30 years in its current spot in Lisle, The Country House restaurant is moving to a bigger space in another part of the village. Company officials confirmed that the restaurant, which is best known for its “Country Burger,” will be closing its location at College Square Shopping Center later this year. The restaurant then will reopen in a roughly 6,300-square-foot space at 2799 Maple Ave. in Lisle.

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    Moxie Jean plans more products, bigger workforce

    Sisters and co-founders of e-commerce site, Moxie Jean, are Sandra Pinter, at left, and Sharon Schneider. They each live in Mount Prospect and the resale site is based in Arlington Heights.

    Aug 1, 2014 8:40 AM

    Arlington Heights-based Moxie Jean, an online resale shop, helps busy parents buy or sell used children's clothing. Business has been so brisk that the company plans to double its staff by the end of the year.

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    Naperville dress shop gives 'facelift' to strip mall

    Sue Zanayed-Cerulli, owner of Bri'Zan Couture in Naperville, says the store moved to a strip mall on Washington Street just south of Ogden Avenue, even though it “needed a facelift” because the business needed more space.

    Jul 31, 2014 2:29 PM

    A designer dress shop has moved from downtown Naperville to a location that would have seemed unlikely a few months ago, a vacant strip mall on Washington Street just south of Ogden Avenue that needed some work. "Yes, it needed a facelift, but as you can see with the new facelift it's brought life to the whole building,” said Sue Zanayed-Cerulli, owner of Bri'Zan Couture.

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    Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

    Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from “run” to “accessory.” The recall covers motorcycles from the 2014 ½ model year.

    Aug 1, 2014 9:52 AM

    Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business. Harley-Davidson is recalling more than 3,300 FXDL Dyna Low Rider bikes because engine vibration can turn the switches from “on” to “accessory.” The recall covers motorcycles from the 2014 ½ model year. If the motorcycles have been modified to rev higher than 5,600 RPMs, an engine mount bracket can vibrate excessively, causing the problem.

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