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A major acquisition of a homegrown Chicago bank: Is the buyer taking a big risk? And what does the deal mean for customers?

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Illinois farmers are hoping for progress in Washington, where the U.S. and China have begun a second round of trade talks.

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An organization in New York City that doesn’t allow men is under investigation for discrimination. But in Chicago, women-only coworking spaces are on the rise.

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How a “secret” menu item at Sun Wah BBQ landed the Chicago restaurant a prestigious James Beard America’s Classics award.

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Sandra Cordova Micek

Meet the new president and CEO of Window to the World Communications, Inc., the parent company of WTTW and WFMT.

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They’re round, flat and hold some of your favorite fillings. We visit the Chicago-area factories where tortillas and pitas are made.

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Five years after the launch of Divvy, the city’s bike-share program, a pilot program has been introduced on the city’s South Side – with a twist.

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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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(Adam Jones, Ph.D. / Wikimedia Commons)

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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(Raimond Spekking / Wikimedia Commons)

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.