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Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. It's not just jobs that are up for grabs — possibly 5,000 alone at the [...]
Sun, Jul 23, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Business
The Glenview mansion that candy heiress Helen Vorhees Brach owned and occupied for many years until she disappeared in 1977 was listed last month for $1.825 million.The body of Brach, who was declared legally dead in 1984, never has been found. Although no one ever has been convicted of her [...]
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Business
Cook County's sweetened beverage tax will remain on hold at least another week. Cook County Circuit Judge Daniel Kubasiak said Friday that he would rule July 28 on the county's motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the penny-per-ounce charge, which was set to take effect July 1. The Illinois... [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Business
A change in the administrator running Illinois' Bright Start 529 college savings plans has left families unable to access their college savings quickly at a time when some need the funds to cover fall tuition bills. Typically, participants can go online and have money routed automatically from... [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Business
Five days earlier, his mother had spent the last of her disability check on bologna, cheese, bread and Pepsi. Two days earlier, he had gone outside and looked at the train tracks that wind between the coal mines and said, "I don't know how I'm going to get out of [...]
Fri, Jul 21, 2017
Source Chicago Tribune – Business

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