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Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close in December
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Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close in December

Oprah Winfrey announces plans to transition OWN production at Harpo Studios from its current Chicago location to one in California. Read »

2 hours ago

Chicagoans Make List of World's Billionaires in 2015

From Michael Jordan to the Pritzker family, here are billionaires with Chicago ties named to Forbes World's... View »

Mar 2, 2015
Hot Doug's to Return to Chicago for One Day

Hot Doug's to Return to Chicago for One Day

It has been nearly five months since the beloved Hot Doug’s closed its doors for good, ending an encased meat era in... Read »

Feb 24, 2015
Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News

Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News

News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Cuba's New Luxury Niche: Elite Jumping Horses

Cuba's New Luxury Niche: Elite Jumping Horses

After Fidel Castro banned horse racing, the sport picked back up in 2005. Through horse racing, Cuba has found a way... Read »

Feb 19, 2015

Elite Jumping Horses of Cuba

Already renowned for fine rum and fancy cigars, Cuba is carving out a new luxury niche that is attracting Latin... View »

Feb 19, 2015
Toy Museum Announces Video Game Hall of Fame

Toy Museum Announces Video Game Hall of Fame

The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Food Scares Cost McDonald's as Sales Fall

Food Scares Cost McDonald's as Sales Fall

Food-quality scares are hurting McDonald's in China and Japan, where weakness contributed to a key global sales... Read »

Feb 9, 2015
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
Jaguar Land Rover Recalls 104,000 Vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover Recalls 104,000 Vehicles

The largest recall involves a brake-hose issue that Jaguar Land Rover North America studied and dismissed, only... Read »

Feb 9, 2015
Senate Approves Raising Minimum Wage to $11 by 2019

Senate Approves Raising Minimum Wage to $11 by 2019

The Illinois Senate has approved a plan to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11 per hour by 2019. Read »

Feb 5, 2015
McDonald's Auctions Off Bottle of Big Mac Special Sauce

McDonald's Auctions Off Bottle of Big Mac Special Sauce

A Big Mac may only cost a few dollars at McDonald’s, but when it comes to the fast food chain’s Big Mac Special... Read »

Feb 4, 2015
McDonald's Names Executive Easterbrook New CEO

McDonald's Names Executive Easterbrook New CEO

McDonald's Corp. has tapped Steve Easterbrook as its new president and CEO to succeed Don Thompson, who has helmed... Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Boeing 747-8 Picked as Next Platform for Air Force One

Boeing 747-8 Picked as Next Platform for Air Force One

An aircraft from Chicago-based Boeing was once again selected to fly the President of the United States. Read »

Jan 28, 2015
Frank Meats Patty Opens in Former Hot Doug's Home

Frank Meats Patty Opens in Former Hot Doug's Home

Friday marks the day when the former home of famed encased meat eatery Hot Doug’s officially becomes Frank Meats... Watch »

Jan 23, 2015
Target Launches New Plus-Size Clothing Line

Target Launches New Plus-Size Clothing Line

Target has announced plans to unveil a new clothing line designed specifically for plus-size women. Read »

Jan 22, 2015
McDonald's Workers File Civil Rights Lawsuit

McDonald's Workers File Civil Rights Lawsuit

Several McDonald’s workers filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the company Thursday alleging a “widespread... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2

U.S. Gas Prices Falling Below $2

Now is the perfect time to start planning a road trip, because by the end the weekend, the national average for gas... Read »

Jan 22, 2015
How McDonald's Fries Are Made

How McDonald's Fries Are Made

If you were wondering how McDonald’s fries are made, or what they’re made of, you’re not alone. Read »

Jan 21, 2015

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