Tentative deal reached to end the Hollywood writers strike, but no deal for actors yetUnion leaders and Hollywood studios reached a tentative agreement Sunday to end a historic screenwriters strike after nearly five months, though no deal is yet in the works for striking actors. The Writers Guild of America announced the deal in a statement.
BizWeek: Arlington Heights acquired a key property; Verizon installing temporary cell towerThe Week in Business: Redevelopment is the plan for a property acquired by Arlington Heights. And a temporary cellphone tower is headed to an Arlington Heights parking lot.
Portillo's plans for 920 new locations nationwide in the next 20 yearsPortillo's has upped the ante on their growth plans, telling investors Tuesday that they plan to open 920 new locations nationwide in the next 20 years. The hot dog and Italian beef chain currently has 77 restaurants in 10 states and will be up to 84 by the end of the year.
Primark to open Oct. 12 on upper level of former Woodfield SearsEuropean clothing retailer Primark will continue its U.S. expansion by opening its second Illinois store Oct. 12 on the upper level of the former Sears at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg.
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Strikes against automakers spread to 38 locations, including NapervilleThe president of the United Auto Workers said Friday the union will expand its strike against major automakers by walking out of 38 General Motors and Stellantis plants in 20 states.
Illinois group hosts solar town hall in PalatineThe Illinois Solar Education Association co-hosted a town-hall event with state Rep. Nabeela Syed this week in Palatine. The association's annual Illinois Solar Tour is set for Sept. 30.
Bill inspired by July water crisis in Lake County introduced in state HouseNewly proposed state legislation would require utility companies to notify fire departments when water supplies are disrupted.
Kane County farmers share how technology has improved their industryTechnology has changed farming as much or more than any other industry. And it is changing rapidly, much in the same manner our computers, phones and digital interactions seem to upgrade daily.