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Boil Order Lifted for Town of Montgomery

The boil order for the town of Montgomery has been lifted. The precautionary boil order was put in place after a water main break on Mill Street in Montgomery.
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Good Samaritan Hospital Sets Up Needs Assessment

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Board of Governors have approved a health needs assessment plan for 2017 through 2019. The needs assessment listed three major problems– a lack of primary care

Local Sports

Illinois Tournament Times Set for Area Teams

Dates And Times For The First Round Of The Illinois High School Football Playoffs Were Finalized Yesterday. The 5-4 Red Hill Salukis Will Travel To 8-1 Decatur Lutheran For A 1pm Central Time Class

RSS Business News

  • Deutsche Bank posts third-quarter profit, hikes legal provisions October 27, 2016
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank posted an unexpected net profit of 278 million euros ($303 million) in the third quarter after a record loss in the year-earlier period as it benefited from a surge in bond trading that boosted all Wall Street banks' earnings.
  • Samsung Electronics vows mobile rebound, dangles buyback after Note 7 shock October 27, 2016
    SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it aims to recover quickly from the disastrous withdrawal of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 that dragged third-quarter mobile earnings to their lowest level in nearly eight years.
  • Nokia beats profit expectations in third quarter October 27, 2016
    HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish telecom network equipment maker Nokia said on Thursday its quarterly profit fell less than expected as it was boosted by a non-recurring licensing payment from Samsung [005930.KS].
  • China's slowing industrial profits show rising debt hampering economy October 27, 2016
    BEIJING (Reuters) - Profit growth in China's industrial firms slowed sharply as some key manufacturing sectors stumbled on weak activity and rising debt, suggesting the world's second-biggest economy remains underpowered despite emerging signs of stability.
  • Asia shares extend losses, dollar off highs October 27, 2016
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares extended losses on Thursday after disappointing earnings from technology giant Apple dragged on Wall Street, while the dollar remained shy of this week's nearly nine-month highs.
  • Wal-Mart focuses on online order pickup in stores, lower prices October 27, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Wednesday it will make tens of thousands more items from its online assortment available for same-day store pickup, and will offer more lower-priced items instead of deals as part of efforts to attract shoppers this holiday season.
  • China courier ZTO delivers year's biggest U.S. IPO October 27, 2016
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese package delivery company ZTO Express said it raised $1.4 billion in the biggest U.S. initial public offering of the year on Wednesday as its backers cashed in on China's booming online-shopping industry.
  • Salesforce CEO speaks of failed efforts to buy Twitter, LinkedIn October 26, 2016
    (Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff spoke on Wednesday about a pair of key acquisitions that got away, suggesting his vision for LinkedIn Corp was different from Microsoft Corp's and that he would have pursued Twitter Inc if shareholders had not learned of his plans.
  • Tesla turns profit, Musk says no new capital needed for Model 3 October 26, 2016
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc reported its first quarterly net profit in more than three years on Wednesday, buoyed by nearly $139 million in sales of clean car credits, and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the company could turn a profit again in the fourth quarter.
  • Media companies want U.S. to force AT&T-Time Warner to share customer data October 26, 2016
    NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Media companies plan to ask U.S. regulators to force AT&T Inc and Time Warner Inc to share their trove of customer data if the telecom and content companies merge, fearing the combined behemoth would have an unfair advantage selling targeted mobile advertising, a handful of media executives told Reuters this week.

RSS Health News

  • Dementia risk may rise in the wake of disaster October 26, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - Elderly people forced out of their homes and separated from their neighbors after a natural disaster may be more prone to dementia than survivors who are able to remain in their homes, a study suggests.
  • Antidepressants in pregnancy tied to health risks for kids October 26, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - Children exposed to a common type of antidepressant in the womb may be at an increased risk of complications soon after birth and years later, according to two new studies.
  • Cancer survivors take more psych meds than other people October 26, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - People who live through a bout with cancer are more likely to use medication for anxiety and depression than those without a history of malignancies, a U.S. study suggests.
  • Whole Foods eyes millennials with Purple Carrot meal kit test October 26, 2016
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whole Foods Market Inc began testing sales of Purple Carrot's vegan meal kits on Wednesday, joining forces with one of many startups that threaten mainstream grocers by delivering boxed, cook-at-home meals.
  • Pollution particles damage blood vessels, may lead to heart disease October 26, 2016
    (Reuters Health) - Tiny pollution particles produced by vehicle engines and industry are known to worsen heart disease and raise the risk of stroke, but a new study suggests they might also be planting the seeds for cardiovascular disease early on.