GARY, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Steel has announced it will close the coke-making plant at its Gary Works, displacing about 300 workers.
RANTOUL — Plans are progressing for an assisted-living facility on Rantoul's west side, Village Administrator Jeff Fiegenschuh told members of the Rantoul Economic Development Advisory committee.
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, description, site and cost.
URBANA — The headlines over the pension debate in Springfield focus on billion-dollar shortfalls, last-minute legislative deals, court challenges and an outcry over six-figure pensions.
For Denise Jayne and her co-workers, it's about having a livable income when they retire.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece requested Thursday a six-month extension in its rescue loan agreement — but not the associated budget measures — in a last-moment bid to break a deadlock with European creditors over its bailout program and end uncertainty over its future in the euro.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates have risen for a second straight week yet remained near historically low levels.
SPRINGFIELD — In general, Republicans welcomed Gov. Bruce Rauner's straightforward budget address and plans, while Democrats said they were stunned by it.
SPRINGFIELD — For all the aggressive talk in Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget speech about the need for billions of dollars in cuts, and reforms in public pensions, workers compensation, unemployment insurance and other areas, the changes have to be approved by the Democratic-dominated Legislature.
And that will require negotiation.