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Naperville Chamber urges city to 'get budgets in order'

In a letter, Chamber head Nicki Anderson highlighted efforts to reduce greenhouse gases.

ProHealth Medical Group recognized by UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare's PATH Excellence in Patient Service Award promotes better clinical outcomes.

PEG Bandwidth announces new 100G Ethernet route in Illinois

The recently completed 225-mile route goes from Peoria to Chicago.

Meketa Investment Group launches Chicago location

Ted Disabato joins the firm as managing principal and consultant.

Wynnchurch Capital invests in Gypsum Technologies

Gypsum produces machinery and systems for the wallboard industry.

U.S. Court of Appeals upholds Illinois' right to close Murray Developmental Center

Despite suit from residents' guardians, the state can proceed with the closure of the facility

Peoria receives federal grant to boost its manufacturing industry

The $200,000 grant is earmarked for the earthmoving manufacturing and supply chain sectors.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, Advocate launch low-cost insurance plan

The new plan, BlueCare Direct, offers individuals and families an affordable health care option.

Chicagoland Chamber wants less tax burden placed on businesses

Chamber president calls Cook County's property tax classification system "archaic."

O2 invests in National Technologies

Michigan investment firm to help Chicago fiber optics company continue growing.

Chicagoland Chamber opposes proposed Cook County amusement tax

Despite the Chicagoland Chamber's support of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's efforts to put together a responsible Cook County budget, chamber officials oppose her proposed amusement tax increase, maintaining it would be "another financial burden on residents and businesses."

Aetna Whole Health Chicago formed through collaboration with Rush Health

Insurance providers Aetna and Rush Health have collaborated to form Aetna Whole Health Chicago, a commercial health care product in Illinois that will provide members with care options including the tracking of outcomes, data sharing and the measurement of clinical standards.

Kraemer to speak at DuPage Children's Museum event

DuPage Children’s Museum in Naperville, Illinois, will welcome leadership expert and consultant Harry Jansen Kraemer Jr. as keynote speaker for a Thursday evening event.

Viking Partners acquires three shopping centers

Cincinnati-based private equity real estate investment company Viking Partners Fund III LLC has purchased three retail shopping centers -- one in Illinois, one in North Carolina and one in Florida.

Dick's Sporting Goods to open Friday at Joliet Commons

Dick's Sporting Goods will open its 27th store in Illinois and 637th store in the U.S. on Friday at Joliet Commons in Joliet.

Goldberg joins Berlin Packaging as general counsel

Berlin Packaging, North America's only hybrid packaging supplier of plastic, glass and metal containers and closures, has chosen Robert Goldberg as the company's general counsel. The position was recently created to assist the company in its sustained growth. Goldberg brings almost 20 years of experience to Berlin.

AT&T pledges $500,000 to Urban Alliance Foundation

AT&T has pledged $500,000 to the Urban Alliance Foundation Inc. to provide Urban Alliance services to an additional 127 students. 

Illinois Lottery seeks industry feedback, new manager

As it goes forward with its search for a new private management partner, the Illinois Lottery has posted a Request for Information (RFI) to launch a conversation with market participants and glean information from an industry perspective.

DeVry University professor named to Fulbright Commission's Peer Review team

Abhay Ghiara was among 49 people chosen to review Fulbright Grant applications.

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