Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location, description and cost.
Armstrong Construction, new single-family home at 2110 Savanna Drive, $179,000.
GIFFORD — More than $66,000 has been distributed to homeowners and businesses affected by the Nov. 17 tornado that struck Gifford and surrounding communities, even as money continues to flow into various relief funds.
BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply this week, making home-buying slightly less affordable.
SPRINGFIELD — After narrowly passing the Senate with no votes to spare and the House with two votes more than needed, a controversial pension reform bill is headed to Gov. Pat Quinn, who says he will sign it.
Next stop after that: the courts.
URBANA — Uncertainty was the word of the day on campus. And frustration — to put it mildly.
University of Illinois employees anticipating today's vote on a legislative plan to fix the state's pension problem scoured the Web, talked to colleagues and emailed administrators to find out how the changes would affect their retirement bottom line.
SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Business Writer
URBANA — The University of Illinois flash index fell for the second month in a row in November, but the economist who compiles it says the Illinois economy is still doing well.
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers got Americans into stores during the start to the holiday shopping season. Now, they'll need to figure out how to get them to actually shop.
Wednesday, Dec. 4