| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:32 PM
Increasing consumer confidence, a recovering housing market and tourism growth are paving the way for a bright 2015 in retail, industry experts say.
"As the economy becomes more stable, businesspeople will feel more confident starting new businesses,"...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 7:22 PM
Taking credit for a spate of good economic news and boasting of more to come, President Obama kicked off a three-state tour Wednesday hoping to prove that Republicans' rise to power in the Capitol this week will not push him to the sidelines.
| Nov 18, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Two Glenview-based school districts have proposed tax levy increases for 2014.
Glenbrook High School District 225 plans to ask for a tentative 3.7 percent tax levy increase while Glenview School District 34 proposed a 3.5 percent increase.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 2:37 PM
This year's throng of Thanksgiving travelers will be the largest in seven years, AAA Travel says.
Some 46.3 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this year, a 4.2 percent increase from last year, AAA forecast Thursday,
| Nov 23, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The public will get a chance next month to weigh in a proposed Niles Park Ridge District 64 budget that is up almost 5 percent over 2013.
The $66.9 million plan was unanimously approved by the school board at a recent meeting. A public hearing has...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 10:31 AM
At 1 p.m. on Nov. 28, 1914, at the invitation of the Highland Park Business Men's Association, 115 motor vehicles drove single file north on Sheridan Road from the Congress Hotel to Forest Avenue in Highland Park. (The procession took several minor...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:43 PM
We got a break in food, gas and housing costs, but South Florida's inflation is still running ahead of the national average, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday.
South Florida's consumer price index for all urban consumers increased 2....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The earliest teachers in Hinsdale Township High School could legally call a strike is Oct. 7, although teachers have vowed that if they call for a walk-out it will not be before homecoming, which is scheduled for Oct. 11.
At a press conference Monday,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:50 AM
Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 and the district remain at odds on a new contract.
Increasingly, it looks like teachers could call for the first job walkout in the district's history. Teachers on Friday filed paperwork that...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:27 AM
A negotiator for Hinsdale Township High School District 86 says the board needs a week to 10 days to review and respond to the latest contract offer from the teachers.
The board met in executive session for over an hour Monday to review the offer made...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 7:06 AM
Teachers in Hinsdale Township High School District 86 have moved closer to calling a strike by initiating the public posting process late Tuesday.
District officials said school will continue even if teachers walk off the job because they have developed...