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Icons.health™ is coaxing bright ideas out of health care industry thought leader

It began with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) "hackathons" and a billion dollar inspiration.

Lacey's Place to give away $100,000 in cash and cars starting in November

Lacey's Place has kicked off a $100,000 Car and Cash Giveaway beginning in November. The slots & video poker mammoth is give away three cars and several cash prizes up to $150 per week at each location throughout the next several months.

Former Harvey alderman: 'I see the next great future area of Illinois in the South suburbs'

The city of Harvey’s financial woes have morphed into a national story line, much of it stemming from an ongoing pension debt crisis that now has the one-time thriving city synonymous with rising levels of budgetary recklessness and political corruption.

Sears will close 2 more Illinois Kmart stores in February

Sears Holding Company will close two Kmart stores in Illinois just after the new year.

State institution: These 4-year Illinois schools attract the fewest in-state students

American InterContinental University, Principia College and DeVry University-Illinois enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year Illinois schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Lowe’s announces store closures affecting Illinois

Lowe’s will close two Illinois locations this winter, according to a recent company announcement.

State institution: These 4-year U.S. schools attract the most in-state students

Chamberlain University-Illinois, Christian Life College and Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-Chicago enrolled the most in-state students of all four-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

Ferd Johnson Painting and Decorating: family-owned, community-focused for more than a century

Family owned business, Ferd Johnson Painting and Decorating, located in Oak Park, continues to decorate buildings throughout the Midwest

State institution: These 4-year U.S. schools attract the fewest in-state students

Principia College and Moody Bible Institute enrolled the fewest in-state students of all four-year schools in the U.S., according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of fall 2017 data.

From busboy to CEO at Home Run Inn Pizza

Home Run Inn Pizza's restaurant division President Dan Costello, who began his career with the company at 13 as a busboy, has taken the reins as the company's CEO.

Illinois company's high-tech garage door system offers improved lighting

LiftMaster of Oak Brook has introduced its new Corner to Corner Lighting system designed to distribute 3,100 lumens of "daylight-like lighting" throughout an entire garage and provide smart home technology.

Brands seen as greater change agents than governments, Edelman study says

The power of a brand to sway consumers is up nearly 13 percent over last year, according to research from Daniel J. Edelman Inc.

B2B marketing specialist sought for Edelman's Chicago office

Worldwide public relations and marketing firm Edelman is looking to hire a senior account executive for business-to-business marketing at its Chicago office.

Winer to serve as president of Edelman's Chicago office

Global public relations and marketing firm Daniel J. Edelman Inc. named Rachel Winer president of its Chicago office, effective Aug. 1.

Which U.S. schools receive the most federal student aid?

Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield, Midwest Technical Institute-Moline and Illinois Valley Community College were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

Illinois' unemployment rate ties with the lowest on record

“Illinois’ unemployment rate stood at 4.1% in August, matching the lowest rate on record,” said IDES Director Jeff Mays.

Which U.S. schools receive the least federal student aid?

Bell Mar Beauty College, Cannella School of Hair Design-Villa Park and VanderCook College of Music were among U.S. schools that reported receiving the least federal financial aid during the 2017-18 academic year, according to a Higher Education Tribune an

These 4-year schools have the worst 'on time' graduation rates in the U.S.

Hebrew Theological College, East-West University and University of Phoenix-Illinois are among four-year schools in the U.S. with the lowest 'on time' graduation rates, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

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