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Stronger demand boosts Caterpillar, 2017 outlook raised

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Caterpillar's 2Q results topped analysts' estimates, helped by higher demand and cost control efforts. More>>

Walmart grocery pickup service comes to the Twin Cities

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Walmart customers in the Twin Cities will soon be able to order their groceries online and pick them up without entering the store.  

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Par-a-Dice laying off about 3 percent of workforce

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About three percent of the workforce at Par-a-Dice Hotel and Casino were laid off Tuesday. 

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Caterpillar moving global headquarters to Deerfield

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Caterpillar will move their global headquarters to Deerfield, Ill., the company announced in a press release Wednesday. The company took out a multi-year lease on a building in the Corporate 500 office park. 

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UAW, Caterpillar reach tentative agreement on 6-year contract

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The United Auto Workers have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with Caterpillar.  

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RadioShack files for bankruptcy for second time in 2 years

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Electronics chain RadioShack is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy again just two years after they last declared bankruptcy. 

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EXCLUSIVE: Law enforcement searching for docs related to Cat's Swiss business

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Law enforcement are searching Peoria-area Caterpillar facilities seeking any documents related to the company's business in Switzerland, 25 News has exclusively learned. 

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Law enforcement raiding Caterpillar facilities

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A Caterpillar spokeswoman said law enforcement is present in various Peoria-area Caterpillar facilities executing a search warrant. The spokeswoman said Caterpillar is cooperating.  This is a developing story. 

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Caterpillar moving world headquarters to Chicago

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Caterpillar is moving their world headquarters to Chicago by the end of the year. 

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Talks on Peoria Stadium's future continue Video included

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- The future of Peoria Stadium was discussed again this morning. 

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Caterpillar Foundation makes generous donation to United Way

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Despite a tough year for the company, the Caterpillar Foundation is making a generous pledge to the United Way's holiday fundraising efforts. Together with Caterpillar employees both past and present, the foundation is donating and impressive 11.5 million dollars to the campaign. That amount includes donations, as well as a dollar-for-dollar matching grant from the foundation.  

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CityLink GM to retire in December

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PEORIA, Ill. -- CityLink's General Manager will head back north come Jan. 1. Al Stanek, 66, announced Tuesday he will retire at the end of 2016 to move back to his native Wisconsin. Stanek became General Manager in February 2015. Stanek has represented the mass transit service in recent contract negotiations with the bus drivers' union. The two parties recently came to an agreement to extend the current contract to the end of January 2017 while they continue to negotiate over heal... More>>

Portillo's announces location in Normal

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NORMAL, Ill. -- Chicago-style eatery Portillo's has announced the location of its first downstate store. 

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