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  • Outside Opinion: Export-Import Bank does Illinois no good

    Conservatives in Congress are pressing to end the Export-Import Bank, an agency that provides loans, loan guarantees and credit insurance to help U.S. companies export goods overseas. The bank's authorization will expire at the end of September unless...
  • Food cart activist questions city's downtown food stand move

    Food cart activist questions city's downtown food stand move
    When the city announced this week that a nonprofit organization had been granted permission to sell Asian kale salad and other "healthy, local food" out of repurposed newsstands downtown, Mayor Rahm Emanuel heralded the agreement as evidence of his...
  • Venture Pitch latest lineup includes 2 Orlando startups

    Venture Pitch latest lineup includes 2 Orlando startups
    Two Orlando startup companies, Qoupons and Admetsys, will present at the upcoming 3Q Venture Pitch event Tuesday night at The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive. Venture Pitch is a private, ticketed event organized by businessman Dennis Pape that holds...
  • Ex-transportation chief seeks political comeback

    Ex-transportation chief seeks political comeback
    Eight years ago, Robert L. Flanagan was one of the most powerful officials in state government, earning $151,262 for overseeing an agency with a $3.7 billion budget and more than 9,200 employees. These days, as a lawyer with a family law practice, the...
  • Bethlehem's Main Street welcomes Celtic Classic

    Céad míle fáilte. That means 100,000 welcomes in Irish, exactly what Bethlehem's Main Street is extending to the Celtic Classic and Highland Games as the festival spills into the historic downtown next month. For the first time in its 27-year history,...
  • White House revises birth control rule to accommodate religious groups

    The Obama administration issued a new rule Friday aimed at ending its years-long fight with religious groups over the part in its landmark healthcare law that requires companies to cover contraceptives. Employers will be allowed to register their...
  • State should clean up its act [Letter]

    State should clean up its act [Letter]
    I can't recall the last time that a commercial real estate development site spilled more than 3 million gallons of raw sewage into the Maryland waterways but that's what the state of Maryland did last week ("3 million-gallon sewage spill reported at...
  • U.S. venture firm Kleiner Perkins suffers security breach

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California detectives are investigating a July computer theft at storied venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a spokeswoman for the Menlo Park police said on Thursday. The theft may put Kleiner in jeopardy of...
  • Lehigh Valley Steelhawks newest PPL Center tenant

    Before becoming the head coach of the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks, Chris Thompson was a player, assistant coach and head coach of the Reading Express, the arena football team that played its home games at the Sovereign Center, now known as Santander Arena....
  • Agencies, charities step forward to assist needy in Ferguson, Mo.

    FERGUSON, Mo. The residents of the Canfield Green Apartments and their neighbors started lining up at the drop-in help center on West Florissant Avenue at 5 a.m. Thursday. "By 9 a.m., we had over 250 people there and we didn't even open until 10," said...
  • Gathering of creative minds hits one-year mark

    Gathering of creative minds hits one-year mark
    Tucked into an A-frame cottage on Glenneyre Street in Laguna Beach is a business that feels like a home run by entrepreneurs who seem like a family. Dream catchers sway amid lovingly preserved items from decades ago, all hinting at the unexpected...