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  • READER SUBMITTED: Seasons Federal Credit Union To Participate In Non-Prime Auto Loans Pilot

    Seasons Federal Credit Union announced that it will test Non-Prime Auto Loans, a program that helps lenders fairly price and manage non-prime auto loans, as part of Filene Research Institute's accessible financial services incubator. Seasons FCU joins 14 other credit unions in testing the product's viability with mainstream financial institutions over the next 18 months.
  • Illinois' spreading forests build state's economy

     Illinois' spreading forests build state's economy
    — On a remote patch of Livingston County, Jim and Dixie Vogel's 266-acre Hidden Ranch offers a glimpse of a sleeping giant in Illinois' economy. The Vogels are farmers in the Prairie State, where 75 percent of the land is devoted to agricultural...

    Illinois at forefront of 'soybean revolution'

    Illinois at forefront of 'soybean revolution'
    — Longtime central Illinois farmers Pat and Mike Marron don't look like revolutionaries. They spend these early spring days inputting computer data for their GPS-driven tractor and fine-tuning equipment. Giant bags and bins of seed are stacked to...

    Direct tobacco marketing linked to teen and adult smoking

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study. Young people who have seen the promotions are also more likely to take up smoking,...

    Survey: Americans say no to robots as caretakers and meat grown in a lab

    Survey: Americans say no to robots as caretakers and meat grown in a lab
    Sorry, Jetsons fans. No matter how cool it seemed to have a robot working in the house in the classic cartoon, modern-day Americans don’t think lifelike robots would be a good option in caring for the sick and elderly, according to a recent...