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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
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 prices... 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 attracted... 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 takes... 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 Calumet... Read »

Mar 12, 2014
U of C Tops Northwestern in Business Grad School Rankings

U of C Tops Northwestern in Business Grad School Rankings

Two Illinois business schools swapped spots in this year's U.S. News & World Report ranking of best graduate... Read »

Mar 11, 2014
Boeing Shares Drop Amid Search for Missing Plane

Boeing Shares Drop Amid Search for Missing Plane

As of midday, shares of Boeing were down $3.24 to $125.31. Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Gossip App Disabled After Chicago Schools Cite Bully Behavior

Gossip App Disabled After Chicago Schools Cite Bully Behavior

The anonymous Twitter-like social app Yik Yak sparked controversy when reports emerged that it was being used for... Read »

Mar 7, 2014
Jewel-Osco Buys 5 More Chicago-Area Dominick's Stores

Jewel-Osco Buys 5 More Chicago-Area Dominick's Stores

Jewel-Osco’s parent company is buying five more Dominick's locations in the Chicago area, the company announced... Read »

Mar 6, 2014
Dove Pulls Plug on

Dove Pulls Plug on "Armpit of America" Billboard in NJ

Dove is learning the hard way that New Jersey residents don't appreciate being referred to as "The Armpit of... Watch »

Mar 5, 2014
GrubHub Orders Up an IPO

GrubHub Orders Up an IPO

Online delivery company GrubHub plans to raise up to $100 million through an initial public offering. Read »

Feb 28, 2014
TV Pitchman's Possessions to be Auctioned

TV Pitchman's Possessions to be Auctioned

Even in prison, convicted fraudster and TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau has something to sell. Read »

Feb 28, 2014
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