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One third of Americans have no retirement savings and far more do not have enough savings to maintain their working lifestyle into retirement. Our panel discusses how retirement is changing.

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The Federal Reserve and Commerce Department are reporting a stronger U.S. economy with gains in employment, manufacturing, and exports. A panel of economic experts crunch the numbers.

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With Home Depot just the latest high profile company to fall victim to hackers, just how safe is it to use your credit card? 

Big Pharma Biz May Be Moving to Boston

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According to the real estate rumor mill, pharma giant Baxter International may be moving out of Illinois. What does this mean for the state and its workforce?

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As construction in urban areas picks up, the Chicago Loop feels the momentum. The old Chicago Motor Club building may be converted into a hotel soon while the Thompson Center waits its turn for a facelift. 

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announces a $300 million settlement related to the foreclosure crisis, much of that will go into the state's beleaguered pension system. It's part of a record national $17 billion settlement with Bank of America. Paris Schutz has the latest.

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Native advertising has been popping up all over news sites and social media. It allows brands to promote products sometimes within what appears to be a news article, but it’s actually paid content. Are consumers being duped into reading ads that they don't know are ads? We discuss with our panel. 

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After being spun off from the broadcast arm, Tribune Publishing Co. debuts on the New York Stock Exchange but its first day of performance is not great.
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As the Tribune Company spins off its newspaper assets, we talk to Lynne Marek of Crain's Chicago Business about the prospects for Tribune Publishing and its stable of newspapers going forward.

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With the debut of the city's first Bitcoin ATM, and a Bitcoin demo taking place on Capitol Hill today, many are wondering if virtual currency is making its way to becoming mainstream, and does it have the potential to replace paper currency? We'll discuss this and more with our panel of experts.     

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Chicago Tribune Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Blair Kamin has the latest on the work at Maggie Daley Park and the architectural team picked to build the Lucas Museum.

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Home sales are up in Chicago, but the market is still a long way from recovering to pre-crash levels.

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AbbVie, the research arm of Abbott Laboratories, bought the Dublin-based Shire pharmaceutical company last Friday for nearly $55 billion. We break down the economic impact this move will have on Chicago.

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Illinois is the first state to ban microbeads in personal care products.

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The new Lagunitas brewery and tap room in Douglas Park is up and running but founder and Chicago native Tony Magee is always looking to expand. We chat with Magee about his company, business philosophy and plans for the future.  

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The family of local charitable organization, Polk Bros. Foundation earned naming rights to Navy Pier's gateway entrance park following a $20 million grant.