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Alberta Tar Sands

Should a 1,900 mile pipeline be built to transport oil sand petroleum from Canada to the United States? Eddie Arruza and his panel take up the controversial proposal.

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Terry Savage vs. Zimbabwe Prime Minister

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Did we give financial analyst Terry Savage short shrift last week in favor of our interview with the prime minister of Zimbabwe? We have some of your thoughts in tonight's Viewer Mail.

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Kris Kridel

It looks like a Chicago landmark is getting a new owner. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 tells us more about that, and other top business headlines. 

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A survey by Development Counselors International, a marketing firm specializing in economic development and travel marketing, ranks Illinois the third worst state to do business in -- in the nation.

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Terry Savage

Are senior citizens bailing out banks by accepting low deposit interest rates? Author and Chicago Sun-Times Financial Columnist Terry Savage joins us to talk about what she calls the "generation wars."

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Pasieka Bakery

One day after a devastating fire at an iconic Polish pastry shop, the owner says he's hoping to rebuild. Ash-har Quraishi has the story. 

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Kris Kridel

President Barack Obama takes his jobs bill to Congress. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 joins us to discuss that, the markets and more top business headlines.

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Gov. Pat Quinn

In the ongoing chess game between Gov. Pat Quinn and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle -- the governor makes his move: announcing major cuts and layoffs. He says it's up to the General Assembly to stop them. Paris Schutz has reaction to today's announcement.

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Unions Under Fire

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We asked if you think the city and state are being fair to unions. We hear what you had to say when we read some of our viewer mail.

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Gov. Pat Quinn

Unions under fire. Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to send pink slips to thousands of state workers while the Chicago Teachers Union claims it's being treated unfairly. Carol Marin and her panel take up the issues.

Markets & Jobs

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Kris Kridel

Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 joins us to discuss today's plunging markets, a dismal jobs report, debt fears in Europe and more.

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Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

Filing a property tax assessment appeal in Cook County just got easier and greener.

The Mayor of Kankakee Responds

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Nina Epstein. Image Credit: Kankakee Public Library

Kankakee’s Mayor strongly denies that her city is taking sales tax revenues that belong in Cook County. Elizabeth Brackett has the story.

Hiring Managers Share Most Unusual Resume Mistakes in Annual CareerBuilder Survey

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Kris Kridel

The Playboy Club is coming back to Chicago. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 joins us with that, the local impact of Hurricane Irene and other top business stories.

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Open Road Tolling: South Beloit Toll Plaza, Image Credit: Illinois Tollway

Driving Illinois tollways may soon take a bigger toll on your wallet. The Tollway Board just approved a massive toll increase. We hear from the Tollway's executive director.

Chicago & RTA File Complaints

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Are some airlines skirting the city sales tax? We look into that issue, plus the City of Chicago's tax lawsuit against some nearby counties.