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  An Elgin letter to the editor: My favorite hero growing up was the soldier who led the charge against the machine gun nest. This patriot was invariably mortally or grievously wounded. He knew his fate before taking the first step but was devoted to...

Why Kathleen Sebelius is a hero

Updated: 4/23/2014 11:13 AM

  Caterpillar’s first-quarter earnings climbed 5 percent and the construction equipment maker raised its 2014 forecast. But the company also says a mining equipment sales slump is still hurting results.

Caterpillar 1Q profit climbs 5 pct, forecast rises

Updated: 4/24/2014 10:24 AM

  Facebook’s first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street’s expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue. The social network said Wednesday that it earned $642 million, or 25 cents per...

Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

Updated: 4/24/2014 07:23 AM

  Online game maker Zynga’s founder Mark Pincus is stepping down as chief product officer, less than a year after he was replaced as the company’s CEO, as the company’s sales slide. Zynga said Wednesday that Pincus will remain...

Zynga founder Pincus leaving operations role

Updated: 4/24/2014 07:22 AM

  Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether they’re needed and if so, who should...

Rail safety effort marred by squabbling

Updated: 4/24/2014 07:22 AM

  Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock for the first time in nine years. The commitment announced Wednesday as part of Apple’s fiscal second-quarter...

Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock

Updated: 4/24/2014 07:21 AM

  Warren Buffett criticized Coca-Cola’s pay plan for its executives on Wednesday. Buffett, whose company is Coca-Cola’s largest shareholder, called the plan “excessive” in an interview on CNBC after it was approved at the...

Buffett disapproves of Coca-Cola’s pay plan

Updated: 4/24/2014 07:20 AM

  A Daily Herald editorial points to the need for school districts to take a big-picture approach to good nutrition for students.

Editorial: School nutrition is more than lunch

Updated: 4/24/2014 09:43 AM

  Columnist Jim Slushser: Same o’, same o’? I don’t think so: Say what you will about daily news coverage, it is not monotonous. Reading the newspaper is a different experience every day.

Always something different for newspapers to focus on

Updated: 4/24/2014 09:41 AM

  A Palatine letter to the editor: In this week of Earth Day, people need to know about the dirty environmental truth behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership — a trade deal currently being negotiated by 12 nations, including the U.S. The TPP...

Trade partnership could damage environment

Updated: 4/23/2014 06:04 PM

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