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Comcast to Host Job Fair for Veterans

Comcast to Host Job Fair for Veterans

The job fair and open house will be held Wednesday, July 2.
Walmart Hiring Associates for Expanded Glen Ellyn Location

Walmart Hiring Associates for Expanded Glen Ellyn Location

The majority of new associates will begin work in May to help prepare the store for its grand opening.
Walgreens Announces Closure of 76 Stores Across U.S.

Walgreens Announces Closure of 76 Stores Across U.S.

In an effort to save up to $50 million, 76 unprofitable Walgreens locations will be shuttered, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Will Local Radio Shack Stores Close?

Will Local Radio Shack Stores Close?

Company faces huge losses and may close one-fourth of its stores. Several stores operate in the area.
Dunkin’ Donuts Launches Rewards Program

Dunkin’ Donuts Launches Rewards Program

Customers can receive free drinks after redeeming points from purchases.
Quantum Foods Files for Bankruptcy; Company Finalizing Sale

Quantum Foods Files for Bankruptcy; Company Finalizing Sale

Negotiations in the works to sell business to CTI Foods Holdings.
New Pier 1 Opens Monday in Wheaton

New Pier 1 Opens Monday in Wheaton

The store is located at 110 Danada Square West in Wheaton
Peapod Pick-Up Location Opens in Downers Grove

Peapod Pick-Up Location Opens in Downers Grove

The pick-up location is one of six now open in the Chicago area.
Naperville Kicks Off Inaugural Restaurant Week in Coming Weeks

Naperville Kicks Off Inaugural Restaurant Week in Coming Weeks

The inaugural Restaurant Week will be held Feb. 16 through March 3.
After Alinea Baby Dust-Up, Readers Say Keep Kids at Home

After Alinea Baby Dust-Up, Readers Say Keep Kids at Home

Chef Grant Achatz Tweeted about a couple who brought their crying baby to the very pricey restaurant, wondering if kids should be allowed.
Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

Is The Wrong Job Better Than No Job At All?

How to make the best of a less than perfect job situation.

Uncle Sam Will Pay $3,000 To Give You The Flu

Healthy and under 50? Here's a way to make some quick money.
Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

Is a Joint Bank Account the Secret to a Happy Marriage?

How sharing finances brought one couple closer together.
How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

How to Make Sure You Can Always Find a Job

Follow these steps for lifetime job security.
Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Password 'ABC123'? Yeah, Change That

Tips for generating impenetrable Internet passwords.
One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

One of Three Women Live At or Near Poverty, Shriver Report Finds

Two-thirds of women consider themselves the family breadwinner.
Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Best Companies to Work for in 2014

Google grabs the top slot yet again on Fortune list.
How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

How Bad Moves on Social Media Could Damage Your Credit Score

Here's why you should think before you tweet. (Or Facebook. Or Instagram.)