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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Illinois lawmakers seek to boost state's coal industry

    A coalition of lawmakers from Illinois plans to introduce legislation to spur growth in the state's coal industry, ahead of an upcoming review of state energy policies. Their plan is expected to create 8,000 new jobs, save money for electricity rate...
  • 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...
  • Applications for US unemployment aid plunge to 15-year low

    The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid plummeted to the lowest level in 15 years last week, evidence that employers are laying off few workers despite a sharp slowdown in economic growth. Weekly applications for unemployment benefits dropped...
  • Carpentersville village manager gets 5.5% raise

    Carpentersville Village Manager Mark Rooney will receive a raise, from $158,000 to about 167,000 a year, retroactive to Jan. 1, under a balanced budget approved this week by local officials. The 5.5 percent increase brings Rooney up to rates of village...
  • Wheaton sewer pilot program reduces 'clear water' seepage

    Wheaton sewer pilot program reduces 'clear water' seepage
    A Wheaton pilot program focused on decreasing sewage backups into residents' homes reduced "clear water" from flowing into the sanitary sewer system by 31 percent, a recent study showed. The study was presented Monday night to the Wheaton City Council....
  • Target lays off 100 administrative assistants

    MINNEAPOLIS The layoffs at Target Corp.'s Minneapolis headquarters continued Thursday with about 100 administrative assistants losing their jobs. In addition, the company said it would not fill 40 open similar positions. On March 10, the retailer laid...
  • State's cloudy financial picture could prompt furlough days

    With the state's financial picture in flux, Evanston officials are taking some cost-cutting precautionary moves, including the possibility of reinstituting furlough days for employees later this year. City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz and Martin Lyons,...