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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Unraveling the past to create the future. Modern Turkish rugs are going green. Ash-har Quraishi takes us to Turkey to show us the innovative carpet designs, and how you can find them right here in Chicago.

After its much publicized troubles with the now grounded 787 Dreamliner, Boeing reports its fourth quarter results.  Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

The founder and CEO of Whole Foods is here to talk about the popular supermarket chain, as well as his outspoken political views and ideas about corporate reform.

Illinois yanks its bonds off the market after a downgrade in its credit rating last week. We find out how this will affect finances for the worst-rated state in the nation.

Is further privatization the way to go? Paris Schutz has more on the mayor and the CTA chief's plans for private investment to pay for modernizing train infrastructure, and what it could mean for taxpayers.

Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan is out of prison, and on house arrest for the remainder of his sentence. We talk with his former chief of staff Scott Fawell about the final chapter to this dramatic story.