Illinois Treasurer to Auction Unclaimed Items at State FairThe office plans to auction 21,500 unclaimed items including an Ernie Banks baseball card and 1997 Air Jordan shoes.
Walmart to Cut Job Across 500 StoresThe job cuts are said to occur mostly at stores in the West and involve accounting and invoicing workers.
Metro East Levees Near 100-Year Flood CertificationThe levees in Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties protect more than 50,000 jobs and 80,000 residents in the area.
U.S. Stocks Surge After China Cuts Rates to Help EconomyThe move erased some of the stock market's heavy losses from a day earlier when concerns over a slowdown in China's economy rattled global markets and knocked down the Dow Jones industrial average more than 588 points.
Mo. GOP Governor Candidate Gives Campaign $500,000Republican businessman Dave Spence has chipped in another half-million dollars to his Missouri gubernatorial campaign.