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Horween Leather has some high-profile clients. And if you’re a sports fan, chances are you’ve seen their work at play.

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Sandra Cordova Micek

Sandra Cordova Micek will take over as president and CEO of WWCI, the parent company of WTTW and WFMT, beginning May 1 following the retirement last year of Dan Schmidt.

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Chicago has a style of magic? It does. We check out a North Side lounge that aims to recreate the spirit of Chicago-style close-up magic.

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Fans can a buy a shout-out from Dennis Rodman for $1,000 on Cameo.

Are selfies the new autograph? A local company connects celebrities with their fans through personalized videos.

Proposal details 1,400-foot tower, 300 new condos

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A rendering of the proposed skyscraper on the Tribune Tower site. If built, the building would be the second tallest in Chicago. (Golub & Co. / CIM)

The site of the Tribune Tower will include nearly 300 condominiums and what would be one of Chicago’s tallest skyscrapers under a new redevelopment proposal developers believe will both revitalize and preserve the international landmark.

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The embattled former owner of Tronc, which owns the Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, sold the shares to McCormick Media LLC, according to an SEC filing that came late Friday afternoon. 

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United Airline’s PR disaster might have served as a wake-up call to major airlines. An annual report rates how they’re doing.

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Tensions over trade restrictions heat up as China responds with tariffs of its own on more than 100 U.S. products.

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“It truly is a win-win for everyone,” Chicago Aviation Department Commissioner Ginger Evans said about the expansion plan Wednesday, March 28.

What the massive O’Hare expansion project will mean for passengers and taxpayers.

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The grocery store chain released more details this week about its plans to phase out a practice that animal welfare advocates consider inhumane. 

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A year after launching their business making jeans in a Garfield Park factory, things are starting to look a little different at Dearborn Denim. We go for a look.

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We have some fun on a bun in commercial bakeries that make the bread for two iconic Chicago foods.

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The news site DNAinfo Chicago shut down three months ago. Now, former staffers are coming back with a new business model and a new name, but with the same focus on hyperlocal news.

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Illinois’ state employee pension plan, one of the largest in the nation, has retired from hedge funds. Find out why.

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The Trump administration is playing down the historic stock market downturn. We discuss the seesawing financial markets and what they may foretell.

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From “Empire” to “Electric Dreams,” Chicago is fast becoming a major television and film production hub. We speak with the director of the Illinois Film Office.

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