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  "There's no evidence to support that increased employment by older people is going to hurt younger people in any way," said Alicia Munnell, director of the Center for Retirement Research and the co-author with Wu of "Are Aging Baby Boomers Squeezing...

Misconception: Older workers take jobs from young

Updated: 1/3/2014 06:25 PM

  WASHINGTON - Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday predicted a stronger year for the U.S. economy in 2014, saying several factors that have held back growth appear to be abating.

Bernanke: 2014 should be better year for economy

Updated: 1/3/2014 05:22 PM

  MILWAUKEE - The federal government on Friday proposed eliminating restrictions on corn and soybean seeds genetically engineered to resist a common weed killer, a move welcomed by many farmers but worrisome to scientists and environmentalists who...

Government might allow wide planting of genetically altered seeds

Updated: 1/3/2014 05:15 PM

  The yield on the 10-year Treasury note edged higher to 3 percent from 2.99 percent on Thursday. The price of oil dropped for a fourth straight trading day. Oil fell 95 cents, or 1 percent, to $94.50 a barrel.

Stocks mixed on Wall Street

Updated: 1/3/2014 04:59 PM

  Boeing machinists will decide Friday whether to accept a contract that would concede some pension and health care benefits in order secure assembly of the company's new 777X airplane in Washington state. Chicago-based Boeing has been exploring the...

Boeing machinists voting on contract tied to 777X

Updated: 1/3/2014 09:07 AM

  Illinois' top doctor is pointing to an investigation of an outbreak of a "super bug" bacterial infection as evidence the state's hospitals are learning to take preventive steps quickly.

State hospitals fighting spread of "super bug" bacteria

Updated: 1/3/2014 08:29 AM

  An index that measures the growth of Illinois' economy finished 2013 at one of its highest points since 2007. The University of Illinois said Thursday its Flash Index hit 107 in December. That was up from 106.5 in November and tied September for the...

Index finds Illinois' economy finishes 2013 strong

Updated: 1/3/2014 09:02 AM

  Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it's considering taking legal action against “responsible parties” after DNA testing showed traces of fox meat in the donkey meat it sold in China. Wal-Mart had recalled the donkey meat — which it said was...

Wal-Mart recalls fox meat-tainted donkey meat in China

Updated: 1/3/2014 09:03 AM

  Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users. The disappearing-message service popular with young...

Snapchat says it plans to make app more secure

Updated: 1/3/2014 09:30 AM

  It's the final day to submit public comment on proposed rules for high-volume oil and gas drilling in Illinois.

Comment period ending on Illinois 'fracking' regs

Updated: 1/3/2014 09:03 AM

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