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Drone hovers off the ground
Jeff Smudde / WGLT

At the edge of the McLean County fairgrounds, a sound like a swarm of bees filled the air.

Couple in their home
Elaine Thompson / AP

While most millennials are preparing to buy their first home, those in Illinois are holding off on joining in the American Dream.

State Farm building
Staff / WGLT

A new report says that insurance companies will have to be more proactive—and pay more—to find and retain employees amid a “talent crisis” for the industry.

Kurt Bock
Country Financial

Country Financial has announced Chief Executive Officer Kurt Bock is retiring, effective Jan. 31, 2019.

Bock has served as CEO since 2012 after leaving Horizon Hobby where he had been as its chief operating officer from 2008 to 2012.

Country credited Bock for guiding the company through increased “digital capabilities, customer centricity and employee development,” according to a news release.

Evan Vucci / The Associated Press

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