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Grugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers report 4.6 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by grugs and druggists' sundries wholesalers in April 2019 were $59.9 billion, an increase of 4.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Grocery and related products wholesalers report 4.9 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by grocery and related products wholesalers in April 2019 were $55.8 billion, an increase of 4.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers report 6 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by beer, wine and distilled alcoholic beverages wholesalers in April 2019 were $13.5 billion, an increase of 6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers report 6.9 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by miscellaneous durable goods wholesalers in April 2019 were $19.4 billion, an increase of 6.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers report 2.6 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by professional and commercial equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were $43 billion, an increase of 2.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers report 3.7 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were $39.8 billion, an increase of 3.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers report 6.3 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by hardware and plumbing and heading equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were $12.6 billion, an increase of 6.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers report 7.8 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by petroleum and petroleum products wholesalers in April 2019 were $62.3 billion, an increase of 7.8 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Chemicals and allied products wholesalers report 0.7 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by chemicals and allied products wholesalers in April 2019 were $11.3 billion, an increase of 0.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Farm product raw materials wholesalers report 8.4 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by farm product raw materials wholesalers in April 2019 were $16.4 billion, an increase of 8.4 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report 7.6 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in April 2019 were $40.7 billion, an increase of 7.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Lumber and other construction materials wholesalers report 4.3 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by lumber and other construction materials wholesalers in April 2019 were $11.6 billion, an increase of 4.3 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Miscellaneous nondurable goods wholesalers report 0.6 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by miscellaneous nondurable goods wholesalers in April 2019 were $21.2 billion, an increase of 0.6 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Paper and paper products wholesalers report 5.5 percent increase in year-over-year April sales

Sales by paper and paper products wholesalers in April 2019 were $7.9 billion, an increase of 5.5 percent from the same period a year earlier, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Alexander County residents is highest in Illinois

Alexander County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Illinois, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

JEFFERSON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Cedarhurst Center for the Arts to be held May 30

Thursdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day - Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Analysis: University of Chicago ranks 16th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Chicago finished in a tie for 16th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Illinois building permits: November 2018

Illinois issued 2,494 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

U.S. Term Limits Praises Rep. Allen Skillicorn for Signing Pledge

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the national, non-partisan movement to limit terms for elected officials, is gathering support from state lawmakers across the nation. Its mission is to get 34 states to apply for an amendment proposal convention specific to term limits on Congress.

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