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Jul 28, 2014

A Big Union Intensifies Fast-Food Wage Fight

About 1,200 workers from around the country gathered in Illinois at an event largely underwritten by the Service Employees International Union, but the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is dubious of the union’s intentions... #Illinois #Service Employees International Union #U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Jul 29, 2014

Politicians Give Living on Minimum Wage a Whirl

Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland and Jan Schakowsky took part in #LiveTheWage challenge, and Illinois Governor Pat Quinn agreed to try it in the futur... #Illinois #Tim Ryan #Pat Quinn

Jul 28, 2014

A Big Union Intensifies Fast-Food Wage Fight

About 1,200 workers from around the country gathered in Illinois at an event largely underwritten by the Service Employees International Union, but the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is dubious of the union’s intentions... #Illinois #Service Employees International Union #U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Jul 21, 2014

Woman arrested after selfie while wearing stolen dress

An Illinois woman was arrested after she posted a selfie of herself wearing a newly stolen dress online, police said... #Illinois #Service Employees International Union #U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Jul 18, 2014

AbbVie to buy Shire in $55-billion deal that slashes tax rate

Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. said Friday it would buy European rival Shire for $55 billion and reincorporate in Britain, allowing the company to slash its tax rate in the latest move by an American firm to shelter its foreign earnings... #Illinois #United Kingdom

Jul 23, 2014

How To YieldBoost ITW From 2% To 5.3% Using Options

Shareholders of Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (NYSE: ITW) looking to boost their income beyond the stock's 2% annualized dividend yield can sell the January 2016 covered call at the $92.50 strike and collect the premium based on the $4.20 bid, which annu... #NYSE #Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Jul 17, 2014

Illinois Gov. Quinn facing ongoing investigation

Bipartisan commission agreed to wait to call former Quinn administration officials... #NYSE #Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Jul 16, 2014

State of Romance: Love in the Land of Lincoln

HEA contributor Kim Lowe highlights some Illinois-based romances by Julia Harper, Christi Barth, Tracy Brogan and SEP... #NYSE #Illinois Tool Works Inc.

Jul 14, 2014

Photo Gallery: John Deere Classic, Final Round

A look at the final round of the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois in photo... #Illinois #John Deere

Jul 16, 2014

Kenneth J. Gray, Illinois Congressman Known as ‘Prince of Pork,’ Dies at 89

Mr. Gray brought $7 billion in projects to his district, including a prison, an interstate highway, post offices and hospitals... #Illinois #John Deere
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