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The Promise Council is one of 40 organizations receiving a $25,000 grant from State Farm Neighborhood Assist.

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State Farm Insurance is settling a class action conspiracy suit for $250 million. At stake if the matter Hale vs. State Farm had proceeded to trial was $10 billion.

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One week after State Farm announced a naming rights agreement with a professional basketball arena in Atlanta, the insurer has unveiled a similar agreement with a football stadium in Arizona.

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UPDATED 11:15 a.m. | State Farm has secured naming rights for another sports venue.

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A new program at Mid Central Community Action (MCCA) provides residents with access to employment coaching and job development.

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Becky Slightom is the person you see at the start of a roadwork zone—the one directing traffic and keeping workers and drivers safe.

She's a flagger, but there's another informal job title she's bestowed upon herself.

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The Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council released its latest quarterly update showing record low unemployment rates and a slight increase in jobs over 2017.

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McLean County remains well positioned to overcome recent job losses at State Farm Insurance, according to a banker who's been crunching local economic development numbers for two decades.

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Mayor Chris Koos said State Farm's recent job restructuring will likely have its biggest impact locally on home values.

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Amid the many moves by State Farm Insurance comes a hiring fair.

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How badly did the Community Health Care Clinic need a new website?

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The total compensation for State Farm’s top executive is lower than his predecessor’s and several of his peers in the insurance industry.

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State Farm faces stiff competition on two fronts—from longstanding challengers like Geico and Progressive, and now from insurtech startups like Lemonade.

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If you’re looking for clues about what State Farm is doing, don’t just look to the big black building overlooking Veterans Parkway. Look at Rhode Island.

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The latest State Farm Insurance unit to undergo realignment is State Farm Bank. The company says it is making about an 18 percent cut to the number of workers at State Farm Bank.

But, there will be an increase of about 100 bank employees in Bloomington-Normal as the company says it looks for ways to build a leaner, stronger company.

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State Farm told City of Bloomington leaders Monday it plans to sell its newly vacated downtown building.

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State Farm Insurance is adding armed guards to its major hubs including Bloomington, Atlanta, Dallas, and Phoenix.

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State Farm Insurance is announcing an auto rate decrease for Illinois. The Bloomington-based company says the average decline for Illinois rate payers will be 2.9 percent.

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The mayor of Normal said he does not know whether the town will have to go through another round of budget cutting in a few years.

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An executive who leads State Farm's external public relations efforts is leaving the company for a new job at another insurer.

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A tourist from Miami who was raised in Kankakee couldn’t believe his good fortune to stumble into the opening of a new pedal car exhibit that opened this weekend at the McLean County Museum of History.

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State Farm announced Tuesday it will cut around 890 jobs in Bloomington as part of an IT restructuring project that will add similar positions in Atlanta, Dallas, and Phoenix.

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State Farm on Thursday reported its second-straight year of operating losses for its property-casualty insurance businesses, as the company pledged to get leaner and make significant internal changes.

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The CEO of one of State Farm’s top competitors says she welcomes the challenge that her company will face as self-driving vehicles cut into the number of accidents in the decades ahead.

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State Farm Insurance is giving Heartland Community College $383,000 to support three workplace preparedness programs involving short-term certificates and career coaching.

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State Farm announced this week it’s giving $1,000 one-time bonuses to some of its employees, even as the company continues a cost-cutting realignment of its IT workforce.

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Mayor Tari Renner of Bloomington said there are a lot of potential re-uses for the State Farm Fire building in the downtown area, including a new City Hall.

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For the first time in nearly a century, State Farm employees will soon be without a home in downtown Bloomington.

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Former McLean County Board chair Matt Sorensen is expected to report to federal prison Monday to begin serving his one-year sentence for defrauding State Farm and one of its consultants.

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The relentless hurricane season is keeping Bloomington-based insurers busy.

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