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Graduates earn 753 degrees, certificates from Rush University

About 91.1 percent of the 753 degrees and certificates handed out by Rush University in 2017-18 were to students in health professions and related programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Metals and non-petroleum mineral wholesalers report $35.2 billion in January inventories

Inventories held by metals and non-petroleum mineral wholesalers in January 2019 were valued at $35.2 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers report $106.7 billion in January inventories

Inventories held by machinery, equipment and supplies wholesalers in January 2019 were valued at $106.7 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: nobody in Bath identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 278 citizens living in Bath in 2017, everyone said they were only one race, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Transportation construction spending in March hits $53.3 billion

Construction spending on transportation structures for March 2019 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $53.3 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau report which was released in August.

Communications equipment industry had retained earnings deficit of $90.5 billion in Q1

The communications equipment industry reported a retained earnings deficit of $90.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Census Bureau: 0.9% of people in Avon identified as multi-racial in 2017

Of the 782 citizens living in Avon in 2017, 99.1% said they were only one race while 0.9% said they were two or more races, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained on Aug. 2 by the Illinois Business Daily.

Shipments of construction machinery manufacturing climb 2.1 percent in June

Shipments for construction machinery manufacturing increased $65 million, or 2.1 percent, to $3.2 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Morton ranked 121st in state for resident earnings in 2017

Morton ranked 121st among cities in Illinois by annual earnings per resident, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Inventories in electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry climb 0.2 percent in April

Inventories for businesses in the electromedical, measuring and control instrument manufacturing industry increase $38 million, or 0.2 percent, to $15.6 billion in April, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

40.6% of households in Thompsonville received food stamps in 2017

Thompsonville ranked 20th in Illinois for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

Census Bureau reports Cass County population was 12,880 in 2017

Cass County, Illinois had a population of 12,880 people in 2017, according to U.S. Census Bureau data obtained by the Illinois Business Daily.

Graduates earn 1,729 degrees, certificates from National Louis University

About 51.1 percent of the 1,729 degrees and certificates handed out by National Louis University in 2017-18 were to students in education programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Motor vehicles and parts industry reports $208.7 billion in Q1 net sales

The motor vehicles and parts industry had $208.7 billion in net sales in the 1st quarter of 2019.

Shipments of mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing fall 2.1 percent in June

Shipments for mining, oil and gas field machinery manufacturing decreased $33 million, or 2.1 percent, to $1.6 billion in June, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, which was released in August.

Graduates earn 1,923 degrees, certificates from Waubonsee Community College

About 23.4 percent of the 1,923 degrees and certificates handed out by Waubonsee Community College in 2017-18 were to students in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Management and technical consulting services industry Q1 net sales up 1.1%

The management and technical consulting services industry’s net sales in the first quarter of 2019 were up 1.1 percent over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

The First National Bank and Trust Company of Rochelle receives satisfactory rating from feds

The First National Bank and Trust Company of Rochelle in Rochelle, Illinois received a CRA rating of satisfactory in its most recent examination by federal regulators.

Danville non-farm payroll employees increase by 0.4% since April

The number of employees on non-farm payrolls for the month of May in the Danville metropolitan statistical area was 27,700, a 0.4 percent increase over the previous month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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