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  U.S. food-price inflation may top the government's forecast as higher crop, meat, dairy and energy costs lead companies including Nestle SA, McDonald's Corp. and Whole Foods Market Inc. to boost prices.

Food costs rise as McDonald's, Nestle lift prices

Updated: 5/25/2011 11:14 AM

  An attorney says Northfield-based Kraft Foods Inc. will be spending millions of dollars to clean up a contaminated former factory site in western Indiana as part of its settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed by nearby residents.

Kraft to spend millions cleaning up W. Ind. site

Updated: 5/25/2011 08:54 AM

  UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Wednesday it will raise its quarterly dividend 30 percent to 16.25 cents, as it continues to reap the benefit of strong quarterly financial performances that have left it and other health insurers with money to give back...

UnitedHealth raises quarterly dividend 30 percent

Updated: 5/25/2011 08:49 AM

  Google Inc. is throwing $55 million to the wind in California. The Mountain-View-based Internet search giant says it's partnering with Citibank to help finance the Alta Wind Energy Center wind farm in the Tehachapi Mountains.

Google, Citibank each throw $55 mil to the wind

Updated: 5/25/2011 11:16 AM

  Businesses cut back on their orders for heavy machinery, computers, autos and airplanes in April, reducing demand for long-lasting manufactured goods by the largest amount in six months.

Businesses cut orders for durable goods in April

Updated: 5/25/2011 08:09 AM

  Yes, unlike marketing personas “Mrs. Butterworth” and “Aunt Jemima,” Chef Boyardee was a real person.

Claims to fame-ous pasta

Updated: 5/26/2011 07:11 PM

  Age was never an excuse for Dee Levine. It was more like a motivating factor. At the age of 59, childbirth nurse Dee Levine of Hoffman Estates entered the Daily Herald's Fittest Loser competition, intent on dropping some of the 247 pounds she had to...

Nurse works through the pain of training

Updated: 5/26/2011 08:38 PM

  On April 22, Kristen Kessinger ran a 5K with her best friend. The key word is "ran."Kessinger, a 28-year-old public relations professional from Volo, participated in the Daily Herald's Fittest Loser competition, a three-month contest complete with...

Kessinger runs into a newfound confidence

Updated: 5/26/2011 08:33 PM

  Bob Pearson was a house painter with a problem: he hated doing baseboards. It wasn't the painting that was the issue. It was getting down on the floor.

Pearson's persistence wins Fittest Loser Challenge

Updated: 5/26/2011 08:20 PM

  Well, Dorothy we're not in Kansas anymore! How do I know that? A glance in the mirror proves I've traded in my meaty Midwestern frame for a figure I once thought could only exist in an imaginary place like Oz.

Our journey had a happy Hollywood ending

Updated: 5/26/2011 08:01 PM

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