The Love’s Travel Stop opened Thursday morning in New Baden. The new 11,000-square-foot convenience store and gas station off Interstate 64 at the intersection of Illinois 161 has created about 40 new jobs in Clinton County.
The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits dropped by 8,000 last week, which may be a sign of a still-improving economy. Read more here.
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Investigators have found that that a CVS store in New York City ordered employees to target minority shoppers. Find out more here.
Federal investigators report that a pipeline leak on the west coast that spilled more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil last month near Santa Barbara ruptured from corrosion. Learn more here.
-Will Buss, BND business writer