The Pantagraph reported Saturday that the Bloomington, Illinois-based company has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation.
It asks for two exemptions to existing rules. One would allow it to operate unmanned aircraft at a private State Farm test site in Central Illinois. A second would allow it to use them during actual catastrophes. …
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies. After weeks of speculation over the fate of Europe’s economy, Ebola fears and plunging oil prices, investors were able to get back to basics. Read more
U.S. investigators, automakers and a parts supply company are trying to figure out why some automobile air bags inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers. So far, more than 12 million vehicles worldwide with air bags made by Japanese parts supplier Takata Corp. have been
The Chicago Sun-Times offers its Week 8 predictions and the experts see it going both ways in Foxborough, Mass. RICK MORRISSEY Bears 24-21 I know. Crazy. But with the way the Bears have teeter-tottered this season, it’s not out of the question that they’ll have a bounce-back game after the debacle against Miami. They’re 3-1
Businesses in Bedford Park have access to the fastest downloads on the market following an expansion of Comcast’s fiber network. Fiber Internet with speeds of up to 10 gigabits per second is now available to businesses that choose to contract with the cable giant. Read more at Sun-Times Newsfeed.
The Chicago Sun-Times offers its Week 7 predictions and the experts see it being a good day for the Bears: RICK MORRISSEY Bears 31-28 Let’s ignore that the Bears are 0-2 at home this season and that my record is awful. They found a formula last week in Atlanta — no turnovers plus good defense