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Indiana Leaders Expect Influx of Funds for Road Construction

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Local government leaders in Indiana are poised to receive an influx of state money for road construction projects this summer. The Evansville Courier & Press reports that the funding takes the form of a one-time gift, derived from an excess in income taxes, that state lawmakers chose to give local governments. Posey […]

McDonald’s to Move to Chicago and Take Over Oprah’s Old Digs

By Josh Boak NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s is moving back to Chicago and taking over the old home of “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” The world’s biggest hamburger chain said Monday that it signed a lease to move its corporate headquarters in 2018 from the leafy suburbs of Oak Brook, Illinois, to downtown Chicago. McDonald’s […]

Taco Awarded U.S. Department of Commerce “E” Award for Exports

Cranston, RI — On Monday U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Taco Comfort Solutions with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The President’s “E” Award, now in its 54th year, is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of […]

Sustainability is Key at John Wayne Museum

“Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.” — John Wayne Known to many as “Duke,” Western film superstar John Wayne rode on to broader vistas in 1979, leaving a legacy rivalled by only a handful of Hollywood greats. From True Grit to Chisum, Hondo to Sands of Iwo Jima, Wayne’s acting could only be […]

Therapeutic Farm Prepares for New Facility

By Jordyn Reiland The (Crystal Lake) Northwest Herald RICHMOND, Ill. (AP) — A nearly 30-year-old therapeutic farm that owners say is bursting at the seams soon will have a new space to call home. Main Stay Therapeutic Farm in Richmond is a nonprofit organization that serves adults and children with special needs through therapeutic riding, […]