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Jul 20, 2015 | via Patch.com
Did it feel like 116 degrees in your town? Sycamore, Shorewood, Naperville, Palos Park, Minooka and Plainfield rank among "hottest" suburbs. Comment?
Apr 6, 2015 | via Morris Daily Herald
COAL CITY – The Grundy County Democratic Central Committee on Thursday named Coal City native Tim Bradley as its vice chairman. 1 comment
Friday | via The Capitol Fax Blog
A top aide to the Illinois treasurer said Thursday it was "unlikely" that the state's cash balance was so low last week that the comptroller couldn't follow a federal judge's order to pay for services for the developmentally disabled. The treasurer's office pointed to daily balance sheets showing the state began the day on Friday with more than $217 million and ended it with more than $57 million on hand. Comment?
Sunday Aug 23 | via Northwest Herald
CRYSTAL LAKE – The Heartland Realtor Organization in Crystal Lake recently raised $1,500 for the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance during its annual volleyball tournament. The statewide alliance tries to raise public awareness about fire safety and provides educational programs for fire departments, hospitals, nursing homes, schools, child development centers and assisted living facilities. Comment?
Saturday Aug 22 | via Illinoisreview
Illinois property taxes are now so high that they are equivalent to a second mortgage, according to a new study from the nonpartisan Tax Foundation , a Washington-based tax-research and -education center. The report, which shows the effective property-tax rates in each state, ranks Illinois as the second-highest property-tax state in the U.S. The top spot goes to New Jersey, where the effective property-tax rate is 2.38 percent, barely higher than Illinois' 2.32 percent. Comment?
Thursday Aug 20 | via Daily Herald
The strong summer housing market continued in July as home sales and median prices posted robust gains while the time it took to sell a home declined, according to the Illinois Association of Realtors. In the nine-county Chicago region, home sales, which include single-family homes and condominiums, totaled 12,384 in July, an increase of 9.6 percent from the 11,298 sales in the same month last year. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 18 | via American Reporter
Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here. Comment?
5 min ago | via Rocky Mount Telegram
North Carolina's crippled housing market was limping along when Shawn Pendergraft decided he'd take over a foreclosed Raleigh home in 2011. He backed up a moving van, unpacked his belongings and changed the locks. Comment?
20 min ago | via Boston Herald
If you've got a low FICO credit score but believe you can handle monthly mortgage payments instead of rent, here's some potentially good news: The government is now willing to give you a better shot at obtaining a low down payment home loan from the Federal Housing Administration. Under a key policy change that took effect last week, lenders nationwide now have more leeway to approve mortgages to borrowers who qualify under FHA's underwriting guidelines but may have below-par FICO scores. Comment?
43 min ago | via Salisbury Journal
China's economic problems are "unlikely" to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has claimed. The Chinese slowdown and rattled investor confidence this week prompted expectations that rate increases might be taken off the agenda in the short term in both the US and UK, where the cost of borrowing has remained at 0.5% for more than six years. Comment?
56 min ago | via WCBM-AM Pikesville
Who are these Obama voters? They can't all have head injuries, have been in a coma for the past 4 years, or own stock in an electric car battery company. Besides having "stupid" stamped on their forehead, here's a handy guide identifying these clueless creatures. Comment?
1 hr ago | via WAAY
Maybe it's because they take over backyard pools and help themselves to neighbors' food. Or maybe because, they are bears! "It used to be a big surprise if you saw one. Comment?
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