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Oak Brook

The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

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The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
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  • Snack deal: TreeHouse buys Flagstone Foods for $860 million

    Snack deal: TreeHouse buys Flagstone Foods for $860 million
    TreeHouse Foods Inc. said Monday it is buying snack food maker Flagstone Foods for $860 million in cash to expand into healthy foods. Flagstone makes private-label healthy snacks and is the No. 1 provider of trail mix and dried fruit, TreeHouse said....
  • McDonald's earnings disappoint; key sales metric falls

    McDonald’s said 2013 was a “difficult year,” with a decline in foot traffic pushing global sales at restaurants open at least a year down 0.1% in the fourth quarter. The Oak Brook, Ill., fast food giant said so-called same store...
  • McDonald's, Carrefour apologize for chicken incidents in China

    McDonald's, Carrefour apologize for chicken incidents in China
    Fast food mega-chain McDonald’s Corp. and supermarket giant Carrefour SA issued apologies Friday after being accused by state-owned China Central Television of selling expired or mislabeled chicken. In an investigation that aired Thursday, CCTV...
  • McDonald's blames February sales slide on 2012 leap year

    Sales at McDonald’s restaurants slipped 1.5% last month, but not because of global economic difficulties or fast-casual competition. The fast food behemoth attributed the slide to the difficulty of comparing February’s performance against...
  • McDonald's comeback: Menu upgrade leads to strong May sales

    McDonald's comeback: Menu upgrade leads to strong May sales
    For the first time in months, a key sales figure at McDonald’s rose in May as the world’s largest burger chain tried to stay ahead of competitors by sprucing up its menu. Same-store sales were up 2.6% last month, beating out Wall Street&...
  • Ronald McDonald gets new outfit, takes on Twitter. Still creepy?

    Ronald McDonald gets new outfit, takes on Twitter. Still creepy?
    Same clown, new clothes: Is that the main takeaway of McDonald’s newest makeover of its brand ambassador Ronald McDonald? On Wednesday, the Oak Brook, Ill., fast-food giant unveiled a new look for the redheaded clown and announced he'd be featured...
  • McDonald's says rest of 2013 will be 'challenged'

    The rest of the year won’t be easy for McDonald’s Corp., according to the chief executive of the world’s largest burger chain. Same-store sales at U.S. restaurants open more than a year were slightly negative in June, according to...
  • Neil Golden out as McDonald's U.S. marketing chief

    McDonald’s U.S. marketing head Neil Golden will leave his post early next year after working for the company for 24 years, the fast-food giant confirmed Tuesday. As chief marketing officer since April 2008, Golden helped introduce the McCafe...
  • McDonald's reports 'modest' sales increase in July amid strikes

    In a boost that even Chief Executive Don Thompson described as “modest,” McDonald’s said its global same-store sales rose 0.7% in July. The gauge, which measures sales at stores open at least 13 months, also showed a 1.6% surge in...
  • A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales

    A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales
    Wall Street has dished up a heavy serving of doom and gloom for McDonald's Corp. in recent months as the world's largest restaurant company missed analyst expectations, suffered profit slumps and shuffled its roster of executives But the fast-food giant...
  • McDonald's lukewarm growth leads into difficult January

    McDonald's lukewarm growth leads into difficult January
    McDonald’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were more promising than the string of dismal figures that shook investor confidence in the fast food giant late last year. But the Golden Arches have yet to reclaim their full luster. The Oak...