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  • Blood centers lay off 46

    Statewide blood collection non-profit OneBlood said this week it eliminated 46 jobs, primarily in administrative roles. Six of the layoffs were in Broward and Palm Beach counties, said spokeswoman Susan Ford. Ford said OneBlood has seen more than a...
  • Illinois employers plan to lay off 1,100 workers

    Illinois employers plan to lay off 1,100 workers
    Illinois employers warned in April that they would lay off more than 1,100 people starting at the end of May, according to the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Sunstar Americas, a maker of oral care products that is set to move its North...
  • Walker's UW proposal dead in Legislature; cuts debated

    Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to give the University of Wisconsin System more independence from state law and oversight won't pass this year, while other flexibilities and the level of funding for higher education remain up for debate, co-chairs of the...
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital fearing medicaid cuts

    Presence Saint Joseph Hospital fearing medicaid cuts
    Leaders at Elgin's Presence Saint Joseph Hospital hope that a letter-writing campaign, along with educating staff and patients about proposed state Medicaid cuts, can help prevent those cuts from occurring. The poster-sized letters were displayed in...
  • McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'

    McDonald's turnaround plan 'more of just catching up'
    McDonald's is reorganizing its business, selling restaurants to franchisees and giving billions back to shareholders as part of a much-anticipated turnaround plan unveiled by the company's new CEO. Many industry observers had hoped to see the...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ McDonald's challenge: Make it simpler, but add choices McDonald's wants to simplify, simplify, simplify — but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale. CEO Steve Easterbrook said Monday that he will strip away the...
  • Orange County property appraiser saves $80K with 30 hybrid cars

    Orange County property appraiser saves $80K with 30 hybrid cars
    In making a business case that going green saves green, Orange County Appraiser Rick Singh has procured a fleet of 30 hybrid cars for his staff. Singh said his field appraisers will park personal cars and hit Orange County streets in a Toyota Prius,...
  • Court forces Florida prisons to provide kosher meals to inmates

    Court forces Florida prisons to provide kosher meals to inmates
    After more than a decade of legal wrangling, a federal judge has ordered the Florida Department of Corrections to provide kosher meals to inmates, rejecting the state's argument that the religious diet is prohibitively expensive. Corrections officials...
  • Citizens deserve state funding during difficult economic times

    Four participants of the Association for Individual Development (AID) Elgin Work Training Center, one participant from the Thompson Work Center in Aurora, Lynn O'Shea, President and CEO of AID, and myself made our way down to Springfield Wednesday,...
  • Schuh funds 3 percent tax cut

    Schuh funds 3 percent tax cut
    County Executive Steve Schuh's first budget will include the $19 million property tax rate cut he promised on the campaign trail — helped in part by it being driven down by law. But the budget will not meet a request by the school board to...
  • New Lenox SD 122 lays off nine lunch workers

    New Lenox SD 122 lays off nine lunch workers
    In one of its last official actions, the outgoing New Lenox School District 122 board has voted to lay off nine part-time food service attendants. The action Thursday night is the latest in a series of personnel moves as part of about $2.3 million in...