No Guarantees Or Consent Decree Talk In Top Cop's Meeting With AG Jeff Sessions

Mar 17 12:37pm Chicagoist
Supt. Eddie Johnson took a long wish list for federal resources with him to Washington, D.C. [ more › ]...
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A power struggle emerges within Tribune parent's boardroom

Mar 17 12:17pm Chicago Business News
A major rift has emerged on the board of the company that owns the second-biggest U.S. newspaper chain, and a battle for control could be brewing.
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Lance Briggs Couldnt Resist Taking A Playful Shot at Jay Cutler

Mar 17 12:05pm Sports Mockery
Seems there may have been more to the Lance Briggs Jay Cutler relationship than people thought as the Pro Bowl linebacker made a shocking admission.
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Park Tower unit sells for year's highest condo price

Mar 17 12:00pm Chicago Business News
The property on the 50th floor of the Mag Mile building went for $4.35 million.
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Two choices for Trump supporters in Chicago: Be silent or be bullied

Mar 17 11:44am Chicago Business News
At the end of April, I'm closing my business and leaving the city I've called home for 24 years. It's not the crime, or the taxes. It's the political intolerance.
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3-Year-Old Boy Shot In The Head During 'Cops-And-Robbers' Game

Mar 17 11:38am Chicagoist
A travesty. Kids left in deplorable conditions alone were playing cops and robbers. [ more › ]...
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Cubs Barber Sits Down To Chat With Sports Mockery

Mar 17 10:58am Sports Mockery
Here's the guy who'd responsible for making sure all the Cubs keep a clean haircut.
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How Basic Economics Can Predict The First Chicago Bears Draft Pick

Mar 17 10:09am Sports Mockery
Not one person knows what the Chicago Bears draft focus will be at the #3 overall pick. Applying an economic model though, the picture gets crystal clear.
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Bears upgrading Wi-Fi, making it free

Mar 17 9:47am Chicago Business News
The team is funding a major upgrade to the existing Wi-Fi system at Soldier Field the stadium and eliminating the $1.99 fee fans have had to pay to use it during Bears games.
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Chicago Community Trust CEO stepping down

Mar 17 6:30am Chicago Business News
In Terry Mazany's 16 years at the trust, it has doubled assets, tripled grants and has seen contributions rise six-fold, to more than $300 million in 2016. He is leaving in September.
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5 Ways To Decorate Your Space With These Trendy Copper String Lights

Mar 17 1:38am Chicagoist
The 100-light set is energy efficient, and won't overheat - no matter how long you've been using them. [ more › ]...
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Former Bears Scout Confirms Teams Interest In This Top Prospect

Mar 16 8:22pm Sports Mockery
There hasn't been much Solomon Thomas Bears buzz of late. At least nothing substantial. That took a big turn thanks to an old employee.
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Massive Wacker Dr. Tower With Riverwalk Takes Key Step Forward

Mar 16 5:38pm Chicagoist
  One of the most high-profile (and high-rising) skyscraper proposals just got an important green light. [ more › ]...
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This Emanuel also opposes the Republican health care bill

Mar 16 5:30pm Chicago Business News
The Republican effort to replace Obamacare is really a tax reform bill, says Ezekiel Emanuel, a national health policy expert (and brother of the Chicago mayor).
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Will McDonald's have to tell someone 'You're fired' after its extremely anti-Trump tweet?

Mar 16 5:00pm Chicago Business News
A tweet disparaging the president that appeared to come from McDonald's social media team was pulled pretty quickly, but not before it earned plenty of attention on social media.
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Empirical Proof That The Shedd's Sea Otters In The Snow Are The Cutest Thing On Earth

Mar 16 3:37pm Chicagoist
  Any arguments to the contrary are summarily rebutted by these five frolicking snow day cuties. [ more › ]...
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White Sox Announcer Ken Hawk Harrelson Taking Another Step Back

Mar 16 3:28pm Sports Mockery
White Sox broadcaster Hawk Harrelson plans to dramatically cut back schedule after 2017 season.
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Sports and All That Chaz: Episode 49

Mar 16 3:06pm Midway Madness
David and Nathan discuss Bears free agency, how the first place Blackhawks will fare without Artem Anisimov and Dwyane Wade’s season-ending injury.
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Caterpillar lawyers up, hires former U.S. attorney general

Mar 16 3:00pm Chicago Business News
Kirkland & Ellis attorney William Barr, who served as the nation's top law-enforcement officer from 1991-93, has been hired to represent Caterpillar in the investigation that triggered a federal raid at its HQ.
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Trump budget could hit Argonne, Fermilab

Mar 16 2:44pm Chicago Business News
The administration's blueprint doesn't specify plans for national labs, but it targets the Energy Department's Office of Science for a nearly 20 percent reduction. The two labs rely heavily on that office for funding.
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First look at rooftop sushi restaurant at Conrad Chicago

Mar 16 2:39pm Chicago Business News
Noyane, a contemporary Japanese restaurant and the third to open in the hotel from chef Richard Sandoval, is slated to open in late May.
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'T2 Trainspotting' Delivers The Unexpected, A Sequel That Stands On Its Own

Mar 16 2:37pm Chicagoist
The original gang is all here and they do not disappoint. [ more › ]...
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This hedge fund was smart to dump Macy's

Mar 16 2:24pm Chicago Business News
Now that Starboard has also withdrawn from Macy's, investors should, too. Why wait on the obstinate retailer to change its behavior when even its most ardent believers have moved on?...
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Judge explains the flip-flop that spiked NorthShore-Advocate deal

Mar 16 2:00pm Chicago Business News
A federal judge explained in a new court filing today why he switched from siding with two large suburban health systems that wanted to merge to favoring antitrust regulators that fought the union.
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What should city do with its $57 million windfall?

Mar 16 1:54pm Chicago Business News
Treasurer Kurt Summers does a good job boosting returns on short-term investment of city cash. But should all proceeds go to the mayor's new neighborhood fund, when Chicago has so many needs?...
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Man Found Dead Holding A Gun In Avondale Alley

Mar 16 1:37pm Chicagoist
A 25-year-old man was found dead, holding a gun, early Thursday morning in Avondale, according to police. [ more › ]...
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Dwyane Wade Has Fracture In Elbow, Out For Season

Mar 16 12:53pm Sports Mockery
This could be the end of Dwyane Wade’s Bulls career. Moments ago, the Bulls announced that the veteran shooting guard has a small fracture in his right elbow and will miss the rest of the regular season. MRI showed small fracture in Wade's elbow. He's out for regular season. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) March 16,...
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Trump picks Boeing executive for Pentagon's No. 2 post

Mar 16 11:50am Chicago Business News
Patrick Shanahan, who helped right the company's troubled 787 Dreamliner program, has been nominated to become deputy defense secretary.
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Sterling Bay buys up another riverside property on North Side

Mar 16 11:31am Chicago Business News
Two months after buying the A. Finkl & Sons site on the western edge of Lincoln Park, the Chicago developer paid $11.5 million for a property just north of the Home Depot on North Avenue.
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Hector Rondon Joined Team Venezuela And Got Destroyed By The USA

Mar 16 11:23am Sports Mockery
While a few Chicago Cubs players have balled out at the World Baseball Classic, most notably Javier Baez, Hector Rondon made his debut for Venezuela and was crushed by USA bats. No one is going to feel sorry for Rondon, who is a World Series champion, but it’s been relatively rough for him individually during...
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Exelon responds to critics by cutting Crane's pay

Mar 16 11:22am Chicago Business News
Shareholder unrest led to a modest haircut for the utility giant's CEO, despite what was in many ways a banner year for Exelon.
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Four Reasons The Blackhawks Will Win The Stanley Cup

Mar 16 11:13am Sports Mockery
Be ready to be watching hockey in June because the Blackhawks don't just look good on paper, they look good on silver too.
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Midcentury Kenilworth home saved from demolition

Mar 16 10:37am Chicago Business News
The house had been marketed as a potential teardown. It needs a lot of love, the buyer says. Everything needs bringing up to date. ...
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Riverfront parcel for sale as site for 18 homes

Mar 16 10:06am Chicago Business News
The sellers are asking $5.2 million for the property, near Diversey Avenue and the Lathrop Homes redevelopment. It's approved for 18 single-family houses.
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A chance to build 18 homes on the river

Mar 16 10:00am Chicago Business News
A site near Diversey Avenue and the Lathrop Homes redevelopment is for sale at $5.2 million. It's approved for single-family construction.
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McDonald's page hacked with anti-Trump tweet

Mar 16 9:45am Chicago Business News
The fast-food giant removed a message criticizing the president from its social media account, saying its Twitter account was compromised. ...
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Chicago Bears Just Tipped Their Hand On Which Draft QB They Covet

Mar 16 9:43am Sports Mockery
Ready for the Deshaun Watson Bears buzz to hit overdrive? Check out this latest development that may have just clarified Chicago's draft plan.
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Another Ignored Reason Chicago Can Get Its Future QB In 2nd Round

Mar 16 9:20am Sports Mockery
The Chicago Bears second round debate has centered around a simple question: can they afford to wait that long to grab their future quarterback?...
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$89,000 drug sold to New Jersey firm

Mar 16 8:49am Chicago Business News
Marathon Pharmaceuticals, under intense pressure for the hefty price tag on its Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug, has agreed to sell the rights to PTC Therapeutics.
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Chicago health care startup raises $52 million

Mar 16 8:00am Chicago Business News
The investment in Glen Tullman's Livongo is one of the largest deals in recent memory for a Chicago company. Investors include Microsoft Ventures.
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Following firestorm, Illinois pharma firm unloads $89,000 drug

Mar 16 8:00am Chicago Business News
Marathon Pharmaceuticals, under intense pressure for the hefty price tag on its Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug, has agreed to sell the rights to PTC Therapeutics.
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Tullman startup raises $52 million

Mar 16 8:00am Chicago Business News
The investment in health care firm Livongo is one of the largest deals in recent memory for a Chicago company. Investors include Microsoft Ventures.
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Wanna live in a dorm?

Mar 16 7:40am Chicago Business News
A joint venture led by Chicago-based Scion Group acquired a 580-bed student housing complex in Linclon Park with plans to market the property to young professionals as well as students.
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Foreclosures here shrink to pre-crisis levels

Mar 16 6:30am Chicago Business News
Only eight out of more than 250 Chicago-area ZIP codes had more than a slender sliver of their housing stock in foreclosure in February.
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In Illinois, 259,900 words that restrict businesses

Mar 16 6:30am Chicago Business News
President Donald Trump and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner are devoting considerable attention to scaling back regulation. Here's a guide they should follow.
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Scaling a health care startup in the Trump era? Hire an innovation whiz

Mar 16 6:30am Chicago Business News
Zest Health, whose board includes Glen Tullman, has hired Hyatt Hotels' innovative chief as CEO to help the startup scale up.
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Edge tax credits creep back on Springfield agenda

Mar 16 6:00am Chicago Business News
The Illinois House and Senate are due to consider legislation to extend the state's biggest job incentive program, which is scheduled to die next month.
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Top Prospect Yoan Moncada Reaching For the Stars

Mar 15 11:23pm Sports Mockery
Yoan Moncada is HEATING UP and giving White Sox fans a future star to look forward to.
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The Connection Between Javier Baez And Francisco Lindor Is Nothing Short Of Amazing

Mar 15 7:07pm Sports Mockery
The two young superstars have a history that goes well beyond baseball.
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With Anisimov Out, Nick Schmaltz Now Key To Blackhawks Run

Mar 15 6:52pm Sports Mockery
  In the weeks and days leading up to the NHL’s March 1st trade deadline I wrote on multiple occasions in regards to the critical importance of the Blackhawks adding center depth before the team’s imminent and demanding season-ending push for playoff seeding – a rigorous stretch that would merely serve as a precursor to the far more unforgiving...
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Ride Forward: A Brief Wish List For Chicago Biking Policy & Infrastructure

Mar 15 5:38pm Chicagoist
From the serious (truck side guards) to the whimsical (glow-in-the-dark paths), here's a handful of a few must-do's for Chicago biking. [ more › ]...
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Marathon's $89,000 drug scrutinized for 'unusual' approval

Mar 15 4:19pm Chicago Business News
The Northbrook company is under new scrutiny as Washington lawmakers press U.S. regulators about the circumstances surrounding approval of a drug that costs $89,000 a year.
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Tronc loses Us Weekly to owner of National Enquirer

Mar 15 3:52pm Chicago Business News
The magazine has been snapped up by the owner of gossip paper.
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Poll Shows Most Illinoisans Are Unhappy With Rauner & Madigan

Mar 15 3:38pm Chicagoist
Unsurprisingly as well, Rauner's numbers are lowest in Chicago, with a 64 percent disapproval rating. Meanwhile Madigan's are lowest downstate, at 64 percent disapproval. [ more › ]...
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Chicago dominates James Beard award finalists

Mar 15 3:26pm Chicago Business News
From best new restaurant to rising star chef of the year, here are the local finalists for the highest honors in the food world.
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Blackhawks Second Leading Goal Scorer Out 3-4 Weeks

Mar 15 3:11pm Sports Mockery
The Chicago Blackhawks will have a hard spot to fill while Artem Anisimov is out for the next 3-4 weeks.
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Boka Group among James Beard finalists

Mar 15 3:00pm Chicago Business News
Area chefs and restaurants are well represented among finalists for the James Beard Awards, which were announced today. Boka snagged three.
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Peanut Tillman Has Great Advice For New Bears QB Mike Glennon

Mar 15 2:39pm Sports Mockery
Peanut Tillman was always a character for the Chicago Bears, but he's also a really smart guy too. He proved that much with his advice for Mike Glennon.
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The Best Chicago Date Ideas, According To Our Readers & Staff

Mar 15 2:37pm Chicagoist
If it involves exploring Chicago, having fun and getting to know your date better in the process, then it's a win. [ more › ]...
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Fred Hoibergs Comments Shed Light On Bulls Plan For Home Stretch

Mar 15 1:59pm Sports Mockery
For a while during that 5-game losing streak, it looked like the Bulls were actively trying to fall out of the playoff picture. The offense couldn’t score and the defense couldn’t stop anybody. Fred Hoiberg’s wildly changing rotation saw a dozen different players take the floor in multiple games. Not only that, the new guys...
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