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An 83-year-old cobbler inspires a shoe repair dynasty that spans three generations.

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O'Hare Airport (N i c o l a / Flickr)

Negotiations are underway between the city and United and American Airlines over a new gate lease agreement that could determine O’Hare’s future development for a generation.

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When Chicago barber Fred Luster created a new product for his customers in 1957, he couldn’t have known what lay ahead. A look at the history of Luster Products.

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The College of DuPage hosts a career fair. (COD Newsroom / Flickr)

We discuss the prognosis for state and local job markets amid changing local and national politics.

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A city ordinance intended to curb disposable bags will go into effect Feb. 1. (Walmart / Flickr)

Shopping trips may become additionally taxing for Chicagoans starting in February as the checkout bag tax is set to go into effect on the first of the month.

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(Illinois Environmental Council)

Starting Wednesday, customers will pay a 7-cent tax on each paper and plastic bag provided by stores to carry out items in all Chicago retail stores. 

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(H. Michael Miley / Flickr)

Metra fare increases as of Wednesday include 25-cent increases for one-way tickets and $11.75 more for monthly passes.

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We talk with experts about which stocks will win and lose in a Trump administration.

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WBEZ reporter Dan Weissmann

The city plans to go to the debt markets for almost $1.2 billion, including more so-called “scoop and toss” borrowing.

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An estimated 54.1 million visitors came to the city in 2016, getting totals closer to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s goal of annually attracting 55 million out-of-towners to Chicago by 2020.

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(Courtesy of CNN)

In light of news that both Sears and Macy’s are closing stores across the country, what is the future for these once mighty and iconic brands? 

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An 83-year-old cobbler inspires a shoe repair dynasty that spans three generations.

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Steady but slow recovery in housing prices and sales, a looming interest rate hike, and a possible correction in the rental market. A look ahead at real estate in 2017.

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As 2016 comes to a close, what are the smart steps we should be taking with our money? We get tips from a certified financial planner.

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Chicago Tonight visits a little shop in Chicago for a look at how to rejuvenate pitched percussion instruments – and to get a history lesson in concert tuning.

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For 83 years, the famous and not-so famous fell in love with the Cape Cod Room. But the iconic Chicago restaurant will soon serve its last meals. We tell you why.