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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

We take a closer look at Mayor Emanuel’s plan for economic growth with the man behind the World Business Chicago report and a top labor official.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel © 2011 City of Chicago, photo by Brooke Collins

Calling the last 10 years a "lost decade" for Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel -- along with many of the city's powerbrokers -- unveils a sweeping new economic plan for Chicago.

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Gas prices are soaring and so is outrage at the pump. What's the problem and are there any solutions? Carol Marin and her panel break it down.

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Kris Kridel

A coal-free Chicago future. After more than a decade of legal battles, the city's two remaining coal power plants will be closed. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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Kris Kridel

Gas prices look to be heading above $4 per gallon as tensions rise in the Middle East. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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After more than two years in the news business, the Chicago News Cooperative is calling it quits -- for now. The CNC's managing editor joins us to talk about whether it has a future.

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Chicago-based Boeing gets a record $22 billion order. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story and more top business headlines.

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We tell you about an organization that helps low-income residents prepare their tax returns for free.

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Buying a car can be stressful. Jon Yates, the Chicago Tribune's "Problem Solver," offers car shoppers tips on how to make the experience a little less unnerving.

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Kris Kridel

Illinois gets a billion dollars as part of a multi-state foreclosure settlement. Kris Kridel of  WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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A former ThyssenKrupp employee recounts his tale of discrimination, as Reverend Jesse Jackson prods the company to make big changes. Paris Schutz has the details.

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Last week the Dow hit a three-year high and the unemployment rate dropped for the fifth straight month. Has the economy turned the corner? We turn to some Chicago economists for answers.

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Kris Kridel

A local company is in trouble for selling snake oil. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and other top business headlines.

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Tax attorney and CPA Dave Henderson joins us to answer some of your tax questions and more. Please join us for a live web chat during and after the segment.

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Kris Kridel

Jake and Elwood started the job and now the state plans to finish it. The demolition of the Dixieland Mall is underway. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 brings us that and other local business stories making headlines.