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InTransit: Should electric-car owners pay higher state fees?
May 6, 2019 1:46 PM
There's a green car feud brewing as Illinois lawmakers ponder how to pay for roads and bridges. Hint: it involves hefty car registration fees.
Unlikely allies backing plan to raise gas tax to fund transportation
By Marni Pyke
Apr 29, 2019 8:46 AM
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce is OK with a gas tax hike to pay for highways and hopes lawmakers will be, too. Marni Pyke looks at what's next for a capital bill, plus answers reader questions about REAL ID.
Boeing pulls 2019 forecast, suspends buybacks
By David Koenig
Apr 24, 2019 8:40 AM
Chicago-based Boeing is pulling its 2019 forecast over 737 Max uncertainty and says it's suspending its stock buybacks.
Boeing shareholder files class-action lawsuit over 737 Max safety risks
By Hamza Shaban
Apr 10, 2019 10:22 AM
A Boeing shareholder has filed a class-action lawsuit accusing the Chicago-based company of covering up safety problems with its 737 Max, the commercial jet at the center of two crashes that killed 346 people.
Palatine Road resurfacing project to start Monday
Daily Herald report
Apr 5, 2019 3:53 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation plans to begin a monthslong resurfacing of Palatine Road in Palatine, Arlington Heights and Wheeling on Monday, weather permitting.
Several major airlines ground planes across U.S. because of software problem
By Dana Hedgpeth and Patricia Sullivan
Apr 1, 2019 7:37 AM
Several major airlines across the country grounded their planes Monday morning because of an outage with a software system.
Gas prices are more than $3 now. Will they rise even more?
By Robert Sanchez
Mar 28, 2019 6:26 PM
A month ago, the average price of gas in the Chicago metropolitan area was $2.59 per gallon. It's now more than $3. Here's why we're all experiencing a little more pain at the pump.
United becomes first U.S. airline to offer non-binary gender booking options
By Samantha Schmidt
Mar 22, 2019 11:42 AM
United Airlines travelers will be able to choose a gender option other than male or female when booking tickets, the airline announced Friday.
Mortenson completes O'Hare project
Mar 20, 2019 12:24 PM
Construction company Mortenson recently completed three major ground facilities totaling 180,000 square feet for United Airlines at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.
Eby-Brown to be acquired by Performance Food Group
By Richard Klicki
Mar 19, 2019 12:36 PM
Eby-Brown Company, a family-owned distribution firm that has had a presence in the suburbs for 130 years, announced Tuesday it is being acquired by Richmond, Virginia-based Performance Food Group Company.
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