Illinois Farm Bureau

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1:56 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Illinois Businesses, Farmers, Officials React To President's Announcement on Cuba

Credit Illinois Corn Growers Association

President Obama's announcement that the U.S. will start talks on normalizing relations with Cuba includes plans to allow more exports to that country.  Some say that could offer new opportunities for Illinois farmers and businesses.

One of those people is William Delaney. He chairs the International Business Council for the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, and reacted positively to the possibility of greater exports to Cuba being allowed.

"The impact would be direct, immediate and hugely beneficial for the state of Illinois."

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Illinois
9:07 am
Tue January 28, 2014

Cold Snap Hurting Propane Supplies In Illinois

Credit NPR

The extremely cold weather continues to put pressure on propane distribution in Illinois. The situation has caused Governor Pat Quinn to declare an emergency.

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