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University of Illinois at Chicago and American Campus Communities Break Ground on New Academic and Residential Complex

01/17/2018 The University of Illinois at Chicago is a major research university located ... The company is a fully integrated, self-managed and self-administered equity real estate investment trust (REIT) with expertise in the design, finance, development ...

Man wanted for burglarizing several Illinois homes

01/17/2018 MONROE COUNTY, Il. - Police are searching for a burglar who burst into several Illinois homes. They say he may be from the St. Louis area. FOX 2's Katie Kormann is live in our Peabody News Bureau with where the investigation stands.

Tiny homes to boardwalks: Cape city planning process draws many suggestions

01/17/2018 A social-media-aided planning process to create a blueprint for Cape Girardeau's future has generated a lengthy list of suggestions from the public, including development of tiny, rent-to-own homes and boardwalks ... of Evanston, Illinois, and Orion ...

Meteor credited for bright light, noise rattling Michigan, Ohio, Illinois

01/17/2018 Some Michigan residents reported their homes shaking. The society says the reports suggest ... Other states where people reported seeing a fireball included Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Missouri.

Illinois Luxury Real Estate Agents and Realtors

11/09/2017 Illinois luxury real estate agents and realtors can help you find that piece of dream property you have been looking for. Illinois luxury real estate agents and realtors can also help you sell that exclusive piece of property you own. duPont REGISTRY is ...

Black Chamber of Commerce of Illinois charters in Alton

01/13/2018 The Black Chamber of Commerce of Illinois’ Alton chapter recently formed ... but also offer health care benefits, and real estate and business services for entrepreneurs. The Harrises also have on that same site a group of billboard signs that they ...

How Sears created modern retail in Illinois

01/14/2018 Many of the homes, which came in 447 different designs ... "They've hung on longer than the stockyards," she laughed. • Illinois 200 is produced as a project of the Illinois Press Association and the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors.

Major Illinois auction in February to include productive cropland and large fields

01/11/2018 Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company ... http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/major-illinois-auction-in-february-to-include-productive-cropland-and-large-fields-300581707.html

Illinois nursing homes sue state over low Medicaid rates

01/12/2018 CHICAGO (Reuters) - A handful of Illinois-based nursing homes sued the state's Department of Healthcare and Family Services on Friday, saying low Medicaid rates are jeopardizing their ability to provide adequate quality of care. In a lawsuit filed in the U ...

Slate Office REIT Announces Acquisition of 20 South Clark Street in Chicago, Illinois

01/02/2018 379,903 square foot, 31-story, downtown office complex located in Chicago, Illinois. Prominent location in Chicago ... About Slate Office REIT (TSX:SOT.UN) Slate Office REIT is an open-ended real estate investment trust. The REIT’s portfolio currently ...

KADNER: Don’t just close veterans home — close the whole state of Illinois

01/09/2018 Hey, why don’t we give Illinois residents a check and let them go somewhere else? I happen to believe that the state’s veterans homes are one of the best things Illinois has ever done. Ask the veterans what they think. Ask their families. Several years ...

Top 10 Subdivisions in Oswego, IL - January 2018

01/09/2018 Riverwood - 0 homes for sale Riverwood is a single family home subdivision. Riverwood is located in Oswego, Illinois on Riverwood Drive south of Route 34 and wet of Orchard Road. Autumn Gate at Southbury - 1 home for sale (Avg: $425,000) Autumn Gate at ...

15 historic homes near Chicago that you can rent on Airbnb

01/07/2018 Venture into the basement of this 1840s home and you’ll discover a secret: In a previous life, it once served as the Illinois Brewery and tavern. The limestone fermenting cellar, Southern pine wood floors on the second floor and hitching post outside are ...

No thinking required with more than 200 new Illinois laws

01/03/2018 Our friends in the Illinois General Assembly must be virtuosos by now ... with protecting your right to make negative online reviews, with finding homes for former research animals, with preventing expulsions from preschool, and with designating Aug ...

Family returns from vacation to find Illinois home flooded, frozen

01/04/2018 LAKE IN THE HILLS, Ill. – The bitterly cold weather that has gripped the Midwest can be hard on the water pipes in homes – something one suburban Illinois family found out after returning from a Florida vacation. Vanessa and Max Carranza had been ...

Illinois lawmakers implement more than 200 new laws for 2018

01/05/2018 More than 200 changes to Illinois laws went into effect on New Year’s Day ... SB 1884 requires laboratories to make a reasonable effort to find homes for dogs or cats used in their research. A staple circus character is now a part of history.

Freeport officials want to continue razing blighted homes

01/03/2018 The northern Illinois city of Freeport razed 80 buildings last year, almost tripling the number demolished the year before. City leaders hope to raze another 80 in 2018, but say that depends on grant funding. The idea is to rid the city of blighted homes.

Trump Tax Bill Could Destroy Manhattan's Falling Real Estate Sales

01/03/2018 When buyers did shell out for new homes, they paid a lower price ... collected $50 million in prepaid property taxes on Wednesday, and in Lake County, Illinois homeowners have already prepaid $73 million in property taxes.

Illinois governor again rejects elderly home care plan

12/29/2017 CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner has again vetoed plans to prevent changes his administration want to make to in-home services aimed at keeping elderly Illinois residents out of nursing homes. The Republican issued a veto message on Friday, saying the ...

Trump administration eases penalties against negligent nursing homes

01/03/2018 Since 2013, nearly 6,500 nursing homes — 4 out of every 10 — have been cited at ... In September 2016, for instance, health inspectors faulted Lincoln Manor, a nursing home in Decatur, Illinois, for failing to monitor and treat the wound of a patient ...

Illinois Teachers Map Trail of Tears Route Through Their Own Backyard

12/29/2017 Two Illinois high school teachers created an interactive curriculum ... stopped on their way west after being forced in the early 1830s from their ancestral homes in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida. The trail goes through Union ...

Hindu temple in central Illinois draws growing numbers

12/30/2017 WEST PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The gatherings began in homes of the faithful, but by the end of the 20th century, the number of those households had more than quadrupled from just a decade earlier. Drawn to central Illinois and the Peoria area in particular by ...

Short-Cunningham Funeral Homes

12/31/2017 Mona was born on June 1, 1928 and passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Mona was a resident of Mount Carmel, Illinois at the time of passing. Mona attended Lowell Elementary School and graduated from Princeton...

Real Estate – December 29

12/28/2017 Dorris, 1454 Evergreen Drive, Greenfield, $125,000. Miriah N. Scruggs and Joshua L. Hull to James A. Schuck, 321 Illinois St., Fortville, $129,900. Diana L. Mumaw and James C. Mumaw to Diana L. Mumaw and James C. Mumaw and Christen L. Mumaw, 3892 S.

Illinois American Water urges residents to prevent frozen pipes and meters

12/28/2017 BELLEVILLE — Illinois American Water reminds residents to take steps ... weather tips and are experiencing frozen pipes on their private service lines, in their homes and their meters,” said Karen Cotton, manager of external affairs at the utility ...

In Illinois, Legionnaires' Takes Lives Of 13 Veterans

12/28/2017 Illinois officials are under fire for how they handled the ... Most cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the U.S. occur “in private homes with no common link other than their water supply, underscoring that drinking water distribution systems are the ...

Coal Bailout Will Undermine Illinois Future Energy Jobs Act

12/27/2017 Although Illinois is in the early stages of implementing FEJA ... which could power approximately 656,000 homes (based on SEIA national average of 1 megawatt of solar powers 164 homes). Plans for developing substantial wind and solar projects that will ...

Chicago chapter of REIA celebrates 25 years at annual holiday party

12/27/2017 and Bob Dickinson, Greater Illinois Title. The Chicago chapter of the Real Estate Investment Association held its annual holiday party Dec. 14 at Gibson’s Steakhouse in Chicago. The holiday party was a big one this year, with more than 120 attendees.

Meet the Chicagoans Who Are Opening Their Homes to Abortion-Seekers

12/28/2017 This means that many people seeking to terminate a pregnancy must travel, often to a large city like Chicago. Illinois also sits in the middle of a doughnut of restrictive Midwestern abortion laws. Iowa, Indiana and Wisconsin ban abortion after 20 weeks ...

Central Illinois County to hold hearing on wind farm proposal

12/25/2017 (AP) – McLean County officials are considering a proposal for a new central Illinois wind farm that would include about ... The application states the project will provide power for about 69,000 homes. It says the company’s goal is to be operational ...

Exelon Generation’s Pennsylvania Nuclear Facilities Ready to Power Five Million Homes This Winter

12/22/2017 Exelon Generation operates the largest U.S. fleet of carbon-free nuclear plants with 20,300 megawatts of capacity from 23 reactors at 14 facilities in Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Exelon Generation also operates a diverse mix ...

T.C. Mueller Officially Announces Run for Illinois' 115th District

12/21/2017 One of the candidates seeking the 115th district Illinois House seat officially announced her ... The SIU-Carbondale graduate is a veteran who owns her own real estate business. She's also in the midst of her third term on the Jackson County Board.

Zeman Homes, Inc. Continues Expansion in Florida and RV Resort Market with Acquisition of Paradise Pointe

12/21/2017 About Zeman Homes Zeman Homes is one of the largest and most respected ... The company has also recently expanded its property portfolio to include RV resorts in Florida and Illinois. For more information, visit http://www.ZemanHomes.com or call (877 ...

Illinois couple finds love, after loss, in assisted living home

12/20/2017 One Illinois couple fought through loneliness, loss and eventually found love in one of those homes. Clyde Knight, who goes by Bud, took care of his first wife, Faith, at the VA hospital in Danville until the day she died. Bud and Faith served together in ...

Illinois’ Proper Title adds four new hires

12/22/2017 Proper Title, LLC, in Palatine, Illinois, has added four new hires at two of its seven closing locations. Based in the downtown Chicago office, Kathy Kwak has joined Proper Title as director of title, bringing more than a decade of legal and real estate ...

Homes made from shipping containers? One company is close to doing it in Austin

12/18/2017 SG Blocks contracts with Teton, a modular construction company, to build its structures made from shipping containers purchased from Tinley Park, Illinois-based ConnGlobal ... for its 352-square-foot tiny homes that sell for $139,000 apiece.

Real estate development students win national contest

12/19/2017 Two UB real estate development students won first place in an intercollegiate ... Tringali and Turner placed atop a field that included teams from New York University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of St. Thomas ...

Exelon Generation’s Illinois Nuclear Facilities Refueled and Ready to Power Seven Million Homes This Winter

12/20/2017 Exelon Generation’s Illinois nuclear facilities operated reliably this summer and are now refueled and ready to take on winter weather. Coming off one of their best seasons ever for outage performance, all six Exelon Generation Illinois nuclear stations ...

Special report: Illinois’ home health care tainted by fraud

12/17/2017 Fortunately, he lived in Illinois, where medical regulation has been so lax even ... rife with fraud and tainted by unscrupulous physicians who travel to patients’ homes in search of profit, then bleed money from taxpayer-financed programs.

Reality sinks in for local families being forced out of their homes

12/17/2017 CAIRO, IL. — Reality is sinking in for the nearly 200 families being forced out of their homes. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced back in April plans to demolish the Elmwood and McBride housing complexes in Cairo, Illinois.