Afternoon Alert: Sears cutting about 130 jobs

Today’s top stories at _____ Daily Herald Afternoon Alert LIKE US ON FACEBOOK | FOLLOW US ON TWITTER TOP PICKS FOR 2/23/2017 Sears cutting about 130 jobs Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. is cutting about 120 to 130 jobs Thursday, continuing its effort to reduce expenses and keep the struggling retailer afloat. Full Story Cantigny launches $25 million ‘Project New Leaf’ Cantigny Park announced Thursday a five-year, $25 million project to create new gardens and renovate museums on the grounds of the Wheaton oasis. Full Story GE Healthcare moving hundreds of workers from Barrington for Chicago GE Healthcare said Thursday it is moving hundreds of jobs from Barrington to downtown Chicago. The exact number of jobs is not being disclosed, but the workforce will be combined with an existing Chicago office at 500 W. Monroe that will include software engineers, software developers, data scientists and other workers. Full Story 2 workers at Little City in Palatine accused of hitting boy Two employees at Little City in Palatine are accused of hitting an 11-year-old resident at the mental health facility. Full Story Report: Bulls trade Gibson, McDermott to OKC According to multiple reports, the Bulls agreed to trade Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott to Oklahoma City just before the NBA trade deadline struck on Thursday. Full Story Illinois union OKs strike over Rauner contract dispute Tens of thousands of Illinois government workers have voted in favor of authorizing a strike if contract talks don’t progress. Full Story Report: off-duty Woodstock cop charged with DUI in Round Lake crash An off-duty Woodstock police officer was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and driving too fast for conditions after a Feb. 11 crash into a utlity pole in Round Lake. Full Story St. Edward girls basketball team heads to Bloomington St. Edward girls basketball team heads to Bloomington for Class 2A state championships. Full Story Winning ticket for $435M Powerball sold in Indiana An Indiana lottery official says the sole winning ticket for an estimated $435 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Lafayette, Indiana. Full Story Oaklee’s Family Guide Looking for family fun? See the free Oaklee’s Family Guide calendar of events. Get out there and make some memories! Read more. Easily share obituaries When we lose loved ones, we want to share their life stories with family and friends. Our emailed “Obituaries Today" newsletter and Daily Herald Obituaries Facebook Page make sharing easier for you. For details, visit our newsletter and Facebook pages. Check out our e-edition On the run? On vacation? For a complete newspaper experience, check out your local edition of the Daily Herald on your phone, tablet or computer – wherever you are. Read today’s paper. named a best website by the Inland Press Association. More advertisement DAILYHERALD.COM SECTIONS Top local news _____ Sports _____ Business _____ Life & Entertainment _____ Opinion _____ Autos _____ Homes _____ Jobs _____ Classifieds _____ Services & Info _____ advertisement Want even more local news? Find your community here! Where to find us online Facebook: Google+: Instagram: Pinterest: Twitter: @dailyherald advertisement Activate your digital subscription Having trouble activating your digital subscription? Click here to see a video tutorial! advertisement advertisement _____ _____ You are receiving this email as a to the Daily Herald Copyright 2015 Paddock Publications, Inc. Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | About our ads | Opt-Out of this newsletter | Opt-Out of all emails This email was sent by: Paddock Publications 155 E. Algonquin Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60005

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