EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years.

County leaders must punch time clock

County leaders now need to submit time sheets proving they work 1,000 hours a year to participate in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund. The law just signed by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner tightens public pension rules that local elected leaders have abused for decades.

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Student of the week Andrew Durrer

Gibault Catholic High School senior Andrew Durrer built a pergola at the school for his Eagle Scout project, and is active in many clubs. The pergola is in honor of Nick Wolkiewicz, whose parents donated the money for the project.
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Student of the week Andrew Durrer 3:28

Student of the week Andrew Durrer

Cancer patients get pinpoint radiation treatments from new machine 2:50

Cancer patients get pinpoint radiation treatments from new machine

And the Midwest Salute to the Arts Best of Show winner is ... 1:25

And the Midwest Salute to the Arts Best of Show winner is ...

Local bead business is a family affair 0:54

Local bead business is a family affair