'The plan is just not viable as of right now': Lawmakers wary of controversial railroad mergerU.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi is wading into the volatile issue of Canadian Pacific Railway's proposed merger with the Kansas City Southern. With suburbs fearing a freight train bombardment, the railroads better rethink their plan, he warns. Sen. Dick Durbin is also raising questions.
Proteintech Group opens new Singapore officeRosemont-based Proteintech Group Inc. Tuesday said it has opened a new Singapore office and warehouse.
Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea expanding at Bell Works in Hoffman EstatesFairgrounds Craft Coffee and Tea will expand its presence at the Bell Works Chicagoland "metroburb" in Hoffman Estates when its 5,743-square-foot Fairgrounds World's Fair opens this fall.
US Foods to open new stores in California, Montana and North CarolinaRosemont-based US Foods Holding Corp. Tuesday said its plan to open new CHEF'STORE locations in Merced and Santa Cruz, California; Helena, Montana; and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Drive-through recycling event Saturday in Lake ZurichIllinois Senate Republican Leader Dan McConchie of Hawthorn Woods and state Rep. Chris Bos of Lake Zurich are hosting a drive-through recycling and shredding event from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lake Zurich.
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Scammers impersonate government agencies to steal your moneyThe influx of these types of calls seems relentless because scammers are not impacted in any way by the "Do not call" regulations designed for legitimate phone solicitations. Their goal is to trick victims into thinking they have issues with their Social Security, Unemployment, Medicare, Internal Revenue Service, the Attorney General's office and others.
O'Donnell: For Mike Leiderman, Highland Park was a tolerant, safe haven now grossly violatedFormer sportscaster, TV host and producer Mike Leiderman and his wife, Hermine, lived more than 40 years in Highland Park and Deerfield. From their home in Florida, Leiderman looks back on his hometown following Monday's shooting.
'What can I do to help?': Highland Park doctor jumps in to help wounded along parade routeDr. Wendy Binstock Rush was among the medical professionals at the Highland Park parade Monday who sprung into action in the immediate aftermath to help the wounded. "There were dozens of people who jumped and identified themselves as a nurse, as an EMT, as a physician, and said, 'What can I do to help? What can I do to help?'"
The Biz Week That Was: Business campus to be razed; Elgin development finally getting startedA 1980s-era business campus of eight single-story brick buildings are set to be demolished to make way for a much larger logistics and trucking center in Elk Grove Village.
ML Realty Partners acquires 80,000-square-foot building in Lake CountyML Realty Partners announced the acquisition of an 80,738 square foot industrial building in Buffalo Grove. 1200 Barclay Boulevard is a freestanding, single-tenant industrial facility that is fully leased by InTech Direct, Inc.
NAI Hiffman brokers sale of Chicago Strategic Logistics PortfolioNAI Hiffman, the largest independent commercial real estate services firm in the Midwest, Wednesday announced its Industrial Capital Markets team brokered the sale of the Chicago Strategic Logistics Portfolio, comprising seven industrial warehouse and distribution buildings in Illinois totaling 1,424,555 square feet.