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Just what are the city and state willing to do to bring an online giant to Chicago?

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We visit Palmer Printing, the sole remnant of a once-vibrant printing industry in the South Loop.

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Chicago, Cook County and Illinois government are willing to shell out an incentive package worth around $2 billion in order to lure Amazon, according to two sources close to the bid process. 

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After almost 14 years on the Magnificent Mile, the Apple store is making a move to the Chicago River. We get a preview of the new space.

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Chicago is reportedly pulling out all the stops to try to entice the e-commerce giant. But just what is Amazon looking for, and how strong a contender is Chicago likely to be?

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Related Midwest 78 (Credit: Mark Segal)

Vacant land in the South Loop could host a massive new research institute.

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A training program and manufacturing plant are not only providing high-demand plastic products, but giving community residents hands-on experience in specialized jobs that are the future of manufacturing.

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(Amanda Miller)

One woman’s “chemo shoes” inspired two friends to create a Chicago-based shoe and apparel company designed to empower women battling cancer.

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Richard Thaler (Courtesy of University of Chicago)

Considered one of the founding fathers of behavioral economics, a field that bridges the gap between economics and psychology, Richard Thaler is known for illustrating how human behavior often contradicts traditional economic logic.

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A new report ranks Chicago’s chances of landing a massive new Amazon location as high—but will the costs be worth it?

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Who’s on the team assigned to lure Amazon’s new national headquarters to Chicago? It may be easier to ask who isn’t involved.

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The race to create self-driving cars is heating up. One automaker has taken a significant step towards a hands-free future with a model that will soon be available in the Chicago area.

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A Chicago-area man who wanted to buy a dog for his daughter nearly fell victim to a West African-based scheme targeting thousands of hopeful pet owners. What the Better Business Bureau is saying about the scam.

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(Courtesy of Hyperloop One)

Imagine traveling from Chicago to Pittsburgh in under an hour. The company Hyperloop One is developing pods that would travel through tubes at speeds of over 600 mph.

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Some 143 million Americans may have had personal information stolen in the cyberattack of credit-reporting company Equifax. What you need to do immediately.

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After being political foes for months, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Bruce Rauner are back to working together for a common cause: convincing Amazon to build its second headquarters in Chicago.

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