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Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game
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Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game

The US Women's soccer team broke the record for most World Cup wins when they notched their third championship Sunday night, and their match against Japan also broke a record as most-watched soccer match in the U.S. on a single network, according to Fox Sports. Read »

Jul 6, 2015
Famed Chicago Trading Pits Come to an End

Famed Chicago Trading Pits Come to an End

On Monday, most futures pits in Chicago and New York, where frenzied buying and selling once helped set prices on... Watch »

Jul 6, 2015
America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

After years of hand-wringing over fuel economy, Americans are once again buying flashy, powerful muscle cars —... Read »

Jul 4, 2015

What You Could be Doing to Keep Yourself From a Promotion

Do you find yourself questioning why you haven't gotten a promotion lately? A recent study from CareerBuilder sheds... View »

Jul 2, 2015
Chicago 'Cloud Tax' Adds Cost to Streaming Services

Chicago 'Cloud Tax' Adds Cost to Streaming Services

Chicagoans paying to stream movies, TV shows and music from sites like Netflix or Spotify will now be charged a... Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect in Chicago

Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect in Chicago

Minimum wage employees in Chicago will begin earning $10 an hour Wednesday as the first part of an incremental... Watch »

Jul 1, 2015
Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016

Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016

Nike co-founder Phil Knight will step down from his position as chairman of the sportswear juggernaut in 2016, the... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Willis Group Joins With Towers Watson in $18B Deal

Willis Group Joins With Towers Watson in $18B Deal

The insurer Willis Group Holdings PLC will tie up with Towers Watson in an all-stock deal valued at about $18... Read »

Jun 30, 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
What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You

What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You

Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Mariano's Opens Largest Store Yet in Chicago Area

Mariano's Opens Largest Store Yet in Chicago Area

Mariano’s will open its largest store to date in the Chicago area Tuesday. Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
McDonald's to Supersize Quarter Pounders: Report

McDonald's to Supersize Quarter Pounders: Report

McDonald’s is reportedly beefing up its quarter pounder—literally. Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
McDonald's Debuts New Pork Sandwich

McDonald's Debuts New Pork Sandwich

McDonald’s has a new pork item on its menu. Read »

Jun 27, 2015
Flight Attendants Sue Boeing, Claim Toxic Fumes in Aircraft

Flight Attendants Sue Boeing, Claim Toxic Fumes in Aircraft

Four flight attendants are suing Boeing, claiming that toxic air from an engine leaked into their plane and made... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
8 New Krispy Kreme Locations to Open in Chicago Area

8 New Krispy Kreme Locations to Open in Chicago Area

After closing all Chicago area locations except one, Krispy Kreme is coming back with eight new locations in the... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
McDonald's Unveils Bike-Friendly Drive-Thru Packaging

McDonald's Unveils Bike-Friendly Drive-Thru Packaging

McDonald's has launched yet another campaign in the hopes of rescuing its unhealthy image and boosting sales after... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Noodles & Co. President and COO Kinsey Resigns

Noodles & Co. President and COO Kinsey Resigns

The restaurant chain Noodles & Co. announced Monday that President and Chief Operating Officer Keith Kinsey... Read »

Jun 22, 2015
Illinois Unemployment Holds at 6 Percent

Illinois Unemployment Holds at 6 Percent

Illinois' unemployment rate held steady again in May as the state added temporary and government jobs but lost... Read »

Jun 18, 2015

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