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DEERFIELD, Ill. - Gov. Pat Quinn says Walgreen Co. plans to expand its operations in Illinois and create 500 jobs over the next three years.In announcing the expansion Friday, Quinn and Walgreen said the agreement is part of the "Invest Illinois Initiative." It calls for Walgreen to invest $75 million to expand and renovate more than two dozen corporate offices in northern Illinois.Quinn says the expansion will create good paying jobs, attract more investment and help fuel the state's economic recovery.Under the terms of the deal, Walgreen will also be eligible for tax credits tied to retaining 1,500 existing

MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Lowe’s has joined the likes of Sears Holdings and Barnes & Noble in extending an invitation for a business partnership with online retailer affiliates. “Lowe’s is committed to the communities where we do business,” said Gihad Jawhar, vice president of Lowes.com. “We sincerely hope businesses will consider Lowe’s as a partner.” Lowe’s program supports small businesses that refer online consumers to Lowe’s products for a fee. Affiliates interested in applying to work with Lowes.com should follow the directions posted on http://bit.ly/i4XKlu. Lowe's expressed its support of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on signing e-fairness legislation into law

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