consumer debt
(DNY59/iStockphoto)
July 29, 2014

Chances Are Pretty Good That’s A Bill Collector Calling

In about one-third of U.S. households, the sound of a phone or doorbell ringing may trigger a desire to duck.  That's because roughly 77 million adults with a credit file have at least one debt in the collection process, according to a study released by the Urban Institute, a research group.


July 29, 2014

NCAA Settles Head Injury Lawsuit

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit.  A federal court ruling obtained by The Associated Press says the NCAA will create a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain injuries.


July 29, 2014

Tentative Amount For Unit 4 Referendum: $150 Million

Taxpayers in the Champaign School District could be looking at a $150-million referendum to pay for building one high school and expanding another.  That’s the tentative figure announced by Unit 4 officials Monday night.


Former auto shredder in Summit, Illinois
(Attorney Jeffrey Jeep)
July 28, 2014

Attorney: Effort To Block PCB’s Brought On By Politics

An attorney for the Chicago suburb hoping to place PCB's at the Clinton Landfill says efforts to stop them are based on "fear mongering.”  Summit is the site of a former auto shredder.


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