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  He was a poster boy for corporate arrogance, telling Parliament last year that the time for bankers to apologize had passed. Now Bob Diamond is just the latest victim of growing public anger at a British establishment they regard as greedy and...

Barclays CEO Bob Diamond falls on sword

Updated: 7/3/2012 10:30 AM

  Companies placed more orders with U.S. factories in May from April, demanding more computers, machinery and other equipment that signal investment plans.The increase is a welcome sign after two months of declining factory orders. Still,...

U.S. factory orders increased 0.7 percent in May

Updated: 7/3/2012 10:07 AM

  After seven successful years of providing just about anything you need related to soccer out of his Algonquin Soccer Heads store, owner Orhan Senger is now ready to reach an even bigger audience. Last month he moved his store from its west Algonquin...

Crystal Lake store customizes soccer gear

Updated: 7/3/2012 09:00 AM

  The old saying may be true: you can take the girl out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the girl. For Susan Zybko getting off the farm and into the city was a major goal when she was growing up. Susan bucked tradition when,...

Country girl at heart and in the kitchen

Updated: 7/2/2012 03:28 PM

  Need your Blues Brothers fix? Dan Akroyd and Jim Belushi bring their Chicago stylings to Ravinia Festival Wednesday, July 11. But for a concert of a different sort, catch the American Idol Live! tour at the Allstate Arena Saturday, July 7. The...

Best bets: Soak up some Blues Brothers at Ravinia

Updated: 7/2/2012 04:35 PM

  Jake Joseph, a World War II Army sergeant, can tell stories of carnage and death, courage and bravery, but he would rather focus on the much more whimsical activities he's doing now — creating elaborate miniature buildings out of discarded...

D-Day veteran, 93, makes art from old medicine bottles

Updated: 7/3/2012 11:51 AM

  The McHenry County Board voted to grant a 2.5-percent raise to nonunion workers with the assurance that the county could afford that without raising the tax levy. Tuesday morning's 14-8 vote took place much earlier than usual as per the new budget...

McHenry County sets nonunion raises

Updated: 7/3/2012 10:39 PM

  Grayslake Mayor Rhett Taylor's recommendation that Phillip Perlini become the new police chief was ratified by the village board Tuesday evening. Perlini had been Glenview's deputy police chief. He replaces Matthew McCutcheon, who resigned after...

Grayslake village board approves new police chief

Updated: 7/3/2012 10:11 PM

  A 22-year-old Aurora man is sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated robbery. Larry Moore was accused of hitting a man over the head with a piece of wood, tying him up and stealing cash, jewelery and his car in March...

Aurora man pleads guilty to his role in robbery

Updated: 7/3/2012 06:02 PM

  Democrat Tammy Duckworth Tuesday accused Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh of attacking her military service and a video of some of his comments is drawing national attention, providing another blow in the heated contest for Congress from the 8th...

Duckworth attacks Walsh over military comments

Updated: 7/3/2012 05:37 PM

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