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Illinois finishes 35th on best state ranking

Illinois was ranked the 35th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Jefferson County ranks 221st among counties in highest exporting metros

Jefferson County ranks 221st in trade with $80.16 million in exports in 2017.

CANTON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Canton Main Street Farmers' Market to be held June 08

Shop for fresh fruit, vegetables, baked goods, and flowers every Saturday morning through September 28, 2019

CAROL STREAM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Single Office/Home Office Round Table to be held June 12

Single Office/Home Office Round Table is for small business owners and entrepreneurs to meet to connect, problem solves and discuss relevant business concerns.

Bond County ranks 230th among counties in highest exporting metros

Bond County ranks 230th in trade with $52.88 million in exports in 2017.

Marshall County ranks 245th among counties in highest exporting metros

Marshall County ranks 245th in trade with $34.51 million in exports in 2017.

Illinois ranks 20th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

Illinois finished 20th among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

Stark County ranks 247th among counties in highest exporting metros

Stark County ranks 247th in trade with $31.77 million in exports in 2017.

Warren County ranks 252nd among counties in highest exporting metros

Warren County ranks 252nd in trade with $21.77 million in exports in 2017.

Macoupin County ranks 253rd among counties in highest exporting metros

Macoupin County ranks 253rd in trade with $16.93 million in exports in 2017.

Jeff Aronin builds biomedical companies of meaning

As chairman and CEO of industry-leading Paragon Biosciences, Jeff Aronin is recognized as the face of a company that invests in and incubates high-growth biotechnology companies that bring important medicines to patients who might not have many other options.

University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign ranks the best for library studies, study finds

University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign finished first in a ranking of best library and information studies programs by U.S. News that examined 51 campuses around the nation.

Walmart rated top employer in Illinois, study finds

Walmart employs 52,603 workers in Illinois, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

ROCKFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Protecting Your Business, Protecting Our Community to be held June 13

Join the Rockford Chamber Public Safety Council on June 13th for a Lunch and Learn regarding protecting your business through effective surveillance camera services and techniques, as well as sharing your surveillance data with Rockford Police to help protect our community.

AbelsonTaylor names Tristen George, Lynnette Hunter as new shareholders

AbelsonTaylor named Tristen George and Lynnette Hunter as shareholders of the company June 6.

University of Chicago ranks 4th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of Chicago finished fourth in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Kendall County has fastest growing local economy in Illinois

Kendall County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Illinois in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

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