Rain doesn't yield big year for Illinois crop dusters

PEKIN, Ill. (AP) — Crop duster pilots in central Illinois say low corn prices have cut into profits this year.

Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant

GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

Schroeder’s to reopen Sept. 5

DANVILLE — People won’t have to wait much longer to sink their teeth into a 99-cent double cheeseburger from Schroeder's Drive-In.

Urbana gym shuts down

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URBANA — Signs on the door say the Truly Fit fitness center has closed.

Thanks for coming

Who needs the IHSA basketball finals and Farm Aid 30? Apparently not Champaign County, which in 2014 saw across-the-board tourism gains. A few numbers of note, fresh off Wednesday's visit by state tourism officials to Curtis Orchard:

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Savoy in discussions with final owners for 'town center' development

SAVOY — The economic development commission reviewed progress on what is tentatively being called the "town center" project.

Orders for U.S. durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June


Government: Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back 500,000 pickups

TOM KRISHER, AP Business Writer
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More state-run health insurance exchanges struggling

WASHINGTON (AP) — State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states.