Experts say flooding might let Asian carp cross from the Wabash River system into the Maumee River, which enters Lake Erie at Toledo, Ohio. That could threaten the Great Lakes' $7 billion-a-year fishing industry.
The project involves an 8-foot-tall fence held together by 123 posts and 120 concrete barriers in the Eagle Marsh near Fort Wayne.
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About 70 people from as far away as Florida were buying the right to pay McHenry County residents' real estate taxes in return for payment plus interest at some point later on
bid-down" one, the winner of each certificate being the person willing to accept the lowest rate of interest. That was pretty low this year and some bidders dropped out in disgust. One part-time investor over from Savannah said, "Two or three percent, that's not enough to make all the research and risk worth the trouble."
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about 150 temporary workers at Chrysler Group LLC’s Belvidere assembly plant had been offered full-time positions so the company apparently is feeling confident enough in the economic recovery to boost full-time workers even further.
Illinois is just 8 years away from exhausting its pension fund and creating a yearly $14 billion hole, according to data from Joshua Ruah an associate professor of finance at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
That's a projected 32 percent of the state's revenue going to fill a pension hole. Every year.
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