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Special to the Chicago TribuneA lot has changed since settlers first arrived in the 1830s in what is now Yorkville. Rattlesnakes, bears and wolves no longer threaten the residents' safety. Early businesses including ice harvesting and making buttons from river shells were replaced...
Chicago TribuneMonday: -- Earnings: Commerce Bancorp Inc.; Eaton Corp.; W.W. Grainger Inc.; Marshall & Ilsley Corp.; Mattel Inc.; Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc.; Sonic Corp.; Wachovia Corp. Tuesday: -- September producer price index -- September industrial...
Fox59.comCaterpillar Inc. says it will cut hours at least in half for nearly 1,000 workers at its Lafayette engine plant in its second work reduction announced this month and third in two months. The company filed a notice Friday with the Indiana Department of...
As the Writers Guild of America strike shakes up the movie and television industry, some are wondering what they'll do without Jay Leno, others are asking why there's no more Heroes in this land, and still others want to know what the famously union-...
Tags: Demonstration, Mass Media, Labor Markets, Death, Music Industry
Special to The TimesBy Jane Hulse, Special to The Times Santa Barbara -- BUILDING a luxury home on a gritty back-alley patch measuring only 20 feet by 20 feet seemed preposterous on its face. But Neil Ablitt and his wife, Sue, just moved into their pint-sized palace, a...
Tags: Homes, Metal and Mineral, Property, Dr. Seuss, Building Material
Tribune staff reporterAmid rising investor nervousness, volatility and turmoil in debt markets stemming from defaults on subprime mortgages, Chicago-area stocks managed to largely hold their own over the last three months. Perhaps surprisingly, there were only a dozen...
NEW YORK - If you're thinking about skipping that vacation this year, you many want to reconsider. One company is urging people to trade in their struggling stocks for some fun in the sun. It's all part of Elite Island Resorts latest promotion "Roll...
LAFAYETTE, IN - To bring production levels in line with current demand, Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today notified 439 employees at its Lafayette, Indiana, Large Engine Center of layoffs expected to last at least six months. This decision impacts 405...
Tribune staff reporterSearch company name or ticker symbol Just when things were going along swimmingly for the stock market, investors were hit by the inflation shudders. Fears that sky-high prices for oil, copper, gold and other commodities would spread to the rest of...
Tribune staff reporterWhenever Robert Johnson puts in 12-hour shifts, which is often because he needs the money, he knows he should grab a bite in the factory lunchroom because he's a diabetic. But he rarely does because a slice of pizza at the Caterpillar plant costs...
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama sees in the newest report of unemployment today - 3.6 million jobs lost since the start of the recession a little over a year ago - another signal that Congress cannot afford to wait......
The Swampby Christi Parsons President Barack Obama plans to name conservative economist Martin Feldstein, a recent critic of his stimulus plan, to serve on a special panel advising him on economic policy. Feldstein will join an array of prominent CEOs and......
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