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The Empress Casino gambling boat makes its way down the Des Plaines River in 1993. (John Smierciak, Chicago Tribune / June 21, 2012)

Winners and losers: Chicago-area casinos 20 years later

The first suburban Chicago casino opened 20 years ago this month, bringing with it hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in taxes, but also … Read more ›

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Verizon Wireless and Comcast team up in Wheeling to deliver great video entertainment, communications and internet experiences

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Verizon Wireless and Comcast today announced they will offer each other’s services in Illinois and Northwest Indiana and roll out a variety … Read more ›

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Children’s Museum of Manhattan Names Illinois-Based Learning Resources® as Recipient of Inaugural Corporate Leadership Award

Selection Highlights Shared Educational Values and Approaches to Help All Children The Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) has announced the selection of Learning Resources, Inc. … Read more ›

Wheeling liquor violations draw fines

Two Wheeling restaurants were fined for serving alcohol to minors even after both had received letters warning that Wheeling police would be testing the ability … Read more ›

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Outlook for Manufacturing Focus of Breakfast Forum

Driving sustained growth in manufacturing will be the focus of the Chicago/Midwest chapter of the Turnaround Management Association’s (TMA) breakfast forum to be held on … Read more ›

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Local Architectural Illulstrator Wins 7th International Award of Excellence

Ron Schatz, principle at ImageGrille 3D Architectural Illustration in South Elgin, has won a seventh Award of Excellence in as many entries, from the American … Read more ›

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Are you ready for Job Fair Season?

The season of job fairs is upon us, including: Spring Job Fair at Harper College• 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, April 20• Building M … Read more ›

Chiro One Wellness Centers announces Dr. Phillip J. Shaw, D.C. as Chiropractic Director of Chiro One of Wheeling
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Dr. Phillip J. Shaw, D.C. appointed as Chiropractic Director of Chiro One Wellness Center of Wheeling

Chiro One Wellness Centers is proud to announce Dr. Phillip J. Shaw, D.C. as Chiropractic Director of Chiro One Wellness Center of Wheeling. Shaw has … Read more ›

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"Going Green" in the World of IT

Most businesses know what it takes to "Go Green" around the office, but not every business recognizes what steps can be taken in altering IT … Read more ›

Tollway watchdog: $32.6 million went to state improperly in 2003-06

More than $33.6 million in Illinois Tollway revenue ended up in state coffers during 2003-06 despite a law that prohibited tolls being spent outside the … Read more ›