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  • District 35 parents to protest school lunch changes

    District 35 parents to protest school lunch changes
    A policy change this fall to the Glencoe School District 35 PTO-sponsored school lunch program has prompted some frustrated parents and community members to plan to ask officials at tonight's Board of Education meeting to consider reversing the decision....
  • SBA chief Maria Contreras-Sweet on micro-lending and the minimum wage

    SBA chief Maria Contreras-Sweet on micro-lending and the minimum wage
    Maria Contreras-Sweet, who assumed the reins as head of the U.S. Small Business Administration five months ago, stopped in downtown Los Angeles this week during a West Coast tour to discuss micro-lending, immigrant entrepreneurship and access to capital....
  • Glencoe parents, businesses protest school lunch change

     Glencoe parents, businesses protest school lunch change
    A group of Glencoe parents and community members displeased with a new policy restricting the delivery of school lunches to one vendor hired by the local PTO gathered at a School District 35 Board of Education meeting Monday night, asking district...
  • Girls' Night Out will showcase Highwood businesses

    Girls' Night Out will showcase Highwood businesses
    The Highwood Chamber of Commerce is putting a new spin on its repertoire of events. Instead of an additional festival or fair, Celebrate Highwood will introduce "Girls Night Out!," a potential series of get-togethers that currently has one firm date...
  • Tucked away in Hanover, four restaurants circle the globe

    Paul Nguyen's parents escaped from Vietnam in 1978 because they wanted to go to "the land of opportunity." "We had nothing," said Nguyen, co-owner of Phubs Vietnamese Pho and Subs in Hanover. "(My father) came as a dishwasher, making two something an...
  • Americans say big business better at creating jobs abroad than in U.S.

    Americans say big business better at creating jobs abroad than in U.S.
    Americans have a dim view of big business, saying in a new poll that large U.S. corporations are much better at creating good jobs in foreign countries than at home. Results of a Gallup survey released Tuesday showed respondents have more confidence...
  • Employer health rates rise 3%, worker deductibles top $1,200

    Employer health rates rise 3%, worker deductibles top $1,200
    The price of employer health insurance rose a modest 3% this year, a major survey shows, but workers will be paying more when they get sick as deductibles soar. Annual insurance premiums for families increased 3%, on average, to $16,834, according to...
  • Residents, businesses brace for CTA California Blue Line station closure

    Residents, businesses brace for CTA California Blue Line station closure
    Erik Gonzalez typically drives from his Northwest Side home to the CTA California Blue Line station on weekdays to park on the street and ride the Blue Line to the University of Illinois at Chicago for class. But starting Thursday, Gonzalez, who lives...
  • Credit unions awash with new money

    Credit unions awash with new money
    Local credit unions are roaring ahead in attracting more assets and loans, according to new data released by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions. The 12 Broward-based credit unions attracted as much new money in savings, checking accounts and other...
  • Surveyed small businesses give California an F for friendliness

    Surveyed small businesses give California an F for friendliness
    California gets an F for friendliness to small businesses, one of the worst grades in the country, according to a survey of 12,632 businesses nationwide. The survey was conducted by Thumbtack.com – an online marketplace that connects service...
  • Waukegan Road work in Deerfield could mean delays

     Waukegan Road work in Deerfield could mean delays
    As the Illinois Department of Transportation began spot repairs on two stretches of Waukegan Road, officials and business owners hope temporary lane closures will not greatly impact traffic in Deerfield and Bannockburn. IDOT plans are for temporary...