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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.

THE EXECUTIVES' CLUB OF CHICAGO: Combating the Opioid Crisis to be held October 18

National Safety Council In 2016, opioid overdoses accounted for more than 42,000 deaths, 45% of which involved a prescription opioid.

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.

Feds chip in $132 million grant for ambitious 75th Street rail project

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao recently recognized Gov. Bruce Rauner and a number of private and public entities that have worked on the $474 million 75th Street Corridor Improvement Project, which is designed to eliminate a multitude of conflict points in the nation’s “worst rail bottleneck in the country," according to a statement from the governor’s office.

OPINION: Every aspect of an individual’s well-being is connected, and our approach to healthcare should be the same

The ever-rising cost of healthcare has been a constant and unyielding pressure on individuals, employers and government.

Life insurance can help families losing a stay-at-home parent adapt

Stay-at-home parents might not be bringing home paychecks every week, but the things they do would cost a lot to replace in the event of their death.

Archers Daniels Midland, other farm-related businesses applaud fix to 'grain glitch' in spending bill

The so-called "grain glitch" in the tax reform bill passed in December has been fixed, much to the relief of independent businesses.

Community Bankers Association of Illinois lauds bipartisan bill that would ease some Dodd-Frank rules

A bipartisan bill was recently introduced in the Senate that would loosen some of the restrictions enacted by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, and an Illinois industry group said it thinks the changes would be beneficial.

Illinois Student Assistance Commission receives IT award from industry group

For the second time in three years, the CompTIA Association of Information Technology Professionals’ (AITP) Chicago chapter recently recognized the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), designating it as the area’s most effective IT team.

Lurie Children's Hospital strives to level health equity across Chicago

Striving to “move the needle,” Chicago’s pre-eminent children’s hospital recently joined forces with an innovative community consortium aimed at improving health and longevity for underserved neighborhoods.

CenterPoint leases new facility to Uline

CenterPoint Properties has leased a newly completed building in its LakeView Corporate Park to shipping and industrial supplies distributor Uline.

Municipalities may not be happy, but 5G could be a boon for the state

Randy Nehrt is convinced the masses stand to emerge as the biggest winners in the state’s ongoing 5G wireless debate.

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