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Why Rauner's indispensable man had to quit ​

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:55:52 -0400

In the end, Mike "Z" Zolnierowicz had only one choice.

Newsmax asks feds to delay Sinclair-Trib Media deal

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:03:23 -0400

Newsmax's CEO, a friend of Donald Trump's, adds a conservative voice to liberal critics of the merger.

Alderman calls for hearings in wake of Navy Pier TIF revelations

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:59:05 -0400

Third Ward Alderman Pat Dowell said she was "furious" and "blindsided" by the action outlined in an investigative report by the Better Government Association and Crain's Chicago Business.

AMA tells Senate to fix, not repeal Obamacare

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:53:01 -0400

The Chicago-based doctors' group, the nation's largest, urged senators to begin a bipartisan effort to stabilize the insurance marketplace.

A brief history of Chicago tech

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:15:00 -0400

Over seven years, our annual list has spotlighted stalwarts and rising stars making an impact. Dig into our master database and see many names on our nearly 300-person list you recognize.

Trump pulls Obamacare help in Chicago, 17 other cities

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:20:25 -0400

Community groups say the move will make it even harder to enroll the uninsured.

Big state pension takes a hatchet to hedge funds

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:14:20 -0400

The Illinois State Board of Investment says the returns don't justify the fees.

New website links nonprofits and volunteers

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:12:28 -0400

GoCivic, created by Chicago Leadership Alliance and Uback, aims to connect Chicago's nonprofits with volunteers, donors and each other.

Senate GOP's health bills would boost uninsured by millions: CBO

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:56:54 -0400

The Congressional Budget Office this week scored two bills: one for repeal and replace, which CBO said would lead to 22 million uninsured, and one for repeal and delay, which it said would lead to 32 million uninsured.

The battle for the moon begins

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:45:00 -0400

On the 48th anniversary of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon, an Illinois attorney today will auction at Sotheby's a bag used on the NASA mission. And that has some observers worried.

Sears stock jumps on Amazon deal

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:47:00 -0400

Sears' plan to sell its Kenmore appliances on Amazon is a reassuring sign for a retailer rattled by e-commerce upheaval.

McDonald's hunts for growth in a fast-food dead zone

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:09:21 -0400

To lure more mid-afternoon customers, the restaurant giant is rejecting its recent health-food kick and rolling out the sweets.

U of C to house undergrads at pricey off-campus building

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:30:00 -0400

As enrollment soars, University of Chicago is leasing units for some students at recently developed Vue53, where rents range from $1,400 to $2,630 a month.

Modern Oak Park rowhouses sell out before groundbreaking

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:30:00 -0400

The Flexhouse project on Harrison Street brings the style of two past developments in the city's Logan Square neighborhood to the suburb's Arts District.