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List of Michaels Stores Affected by Data Breach, Dates of Exposure

List of Michaels Stores Affected by Data Breach, Dates of Exposure

Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million customer credit and debit cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Group Urges Walgreens to Leave Illinois for Europe

Group Urges Walgreens to Leave Illinois for Europe

Walgreens is under pressure to move its Illinois-based headquarters out of the country. Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Coldwater Creek Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Coldwater Creek Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after failing to find a... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
United Airlines Ranks Third in Consumer Complaints

United Airlines Ranks Third in Consumer Complaints

The report from the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund, released Thursday, ranked 13 major airlines... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
IKEA Buying Illinois Wind-Energy Project

IKEA Buying Illinois Wind-Energy Project

IKEA's U.S. subsidiary is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
GM Fined $7,000 a Day for Missing Deadline: Gov't

GM Fined $7,000 a Day for Missing Deadline: Gov't

A government safety agency is fining General Motors $7,000 a day, saying the company failed to fully respond to its... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Milwaukee Group Wants to Buy Pabst Blue Ribbon

Milwaukee Group Wants to Buy Pabst Blue Ribbon

Long before it was known for fine cheddar cheese or the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin was famous for beer, especially... Read »

Apr 4, 2014
Food Ordering Company GrubHub Soars in Debut

Food Ordering Company GrubHub Soars in Debut

Wall Street appears to be in the mood for takeout. Read »

Apr 4, 2014
Target 5:  Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Target 5: Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most Read »

May 8, 2012
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May 8, 2012
Sen. Paul: Give Caterpillar Award for Tax Strategy

Sen. Paul: Give Caterpillar Award for Tax Strategy

Caterpillar Inc. executives defended a tax strategy Tuesday that has saved the manufacturing giant billions in U.S. Read »

Apr 2, 2014
GM to Recall Another 1.5M Cars for Power Steering

GM to Recall Another 1.5M Cars for Power Steering

General Motors Co. said Monday it is recalling 1.5 million vehicles worldwide because the electronic power-steering... Read »

Apr 1, 2014
Beef Prices Reach Record Highs

Beef Prices Reach Record Highs

Economists are expecting grocery prices to rise modestly in 2014, especially in the meat aisle, where beef... Read »

Mar 31, 2014
Hot Dog Lovers Unite For Chicago Emoji

Hot Dog Lovers Unite For Chicago Emoji

A manager at a local hot dog restaurant has started a national campaign for the hot dog emoji, and it's... Read »

Mar 26, 2014
Groupon Launches Fund to Restore Swedish Water Tower

Groupon Launches Fund to Restore Swedish Water Tower

Chicago-based Groupon wants to see a symbol of Andersonville's identity restored. Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
Now Hiring: 350 Jobs Open At Bridgeport Mariano's

Now Hiring: 350 Jobs Open At Bridgeport Mariano's

Mariano's is hosting a job fair to help fill the positions at the new location. Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
Downed Seattle News Chopper Owned by Illinois Company

Downed Seattle News Chopper Owned by Illinois Company

News chopper used by Seattle's KOMO-TV and KING-TV crashed Tuesday in downtown Seattle and burst into flames. Watch »

Mar 19, 2014
Chicago-Based Calumet Photographic Shutters U.S. Stores

Chicago-Based Calumet Photographic Shutters U.S. Stores

A Chicago-based photography store has closed its doors and filed for Chapter 7 liquidation. Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Bad News for Amazon Prime Members

Bad News for Amazon Prime Members

If you've ever wanted to sign up for Amazon Prime, you have a week to do so before a big price hike... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Winter Delays Wendella River Tour & Taxi Boats

Winter Delays Wendella River Tour & Taxi Boats

Wendella Cruises were expected to start operations on Friday, but the fleet is stuck in ice along the... Read »

Mar 12, 2014
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