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  • Free Sunday parking could soon go away in parts of Chicago

    Free Sunday parking could soon go away in parts of Chicago
    Free Sunday parking in a host of North Side and Northwest Side shopping districts soon would vanish under changes the City Council Transportation Committee endorsed today. The switch is being delivered by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in response to requests from...
  • READER SUBMITTED: May 24 "Comedy For A Cause" Fundraiser To Benefit Avon Dollars For Scholars

    Avon Dollars for Scholars will host a special evening of laughter featuring stand-up comedians from New York City, Boston and Connecticut. This "Comedy for a Cause" event will be held on Saturday, May 24 at 8 p.m. at the Golf Club of Avon on 160 Country...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Enter Your Car, Truck Or Bike In The "5-O Car Show" To Benefit The Windsor Police Cadets

    On Saturday, May 10, a community-wide car, motorcycle and truck show will raise funds for the Windsor Police Cadets. The second annual "5-O Car Show" will take place in the Stop & Shop Supermarket parking lot at 1095 Kennedy Road in Windsor from 10 a.m....
  • READER SUBMITTED: North Mill Equipment Finance Closes $30 Million Loan Facility With East West Bank

    North Mill Equipment Finance LLC has entered into a $30 million senior loan facility with East West Bank. The new facility is in addition to the company's existing $50 million facility and will enable North Mill Equipment Finance to continue expanding its...
  • Rekha Basu: U.S. lags far behind in gender equity

    On her first day back at work after having a baby, Angela Ames, a loss mitigation specialist at Nationwide Insurance in Des Moines, tried repeatedly to find a clean, private place to pump her breast milk. As anyone who has done that knows, it can't easily...
  • On the Town: K9 and mounted units get some backup

    On the Town: K9 and mounted units get some backup
    Hands, hoofs and paws came together to raise funds for the Burbank Police Foundation during the organization's second annual Hoof and Walk event held this past Saturday at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. Chaired by Andrea Cunningham, who...
  • Chicagoans who register cars in suburbs could face stiffer fines

    Chicagoans who register cars in suburbs could face stiffer fines
    Chicago residents and businesses who get caught trying to avoid the city's motor vehicle sticker costs and higher insurance rates by registering their cars in nearby suburbs or other cities where fees aren't so steep would face stiffer penalties under a...
  • Special Report: For private deals, no one is watching the watchdogs

    OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - From 2006 to 2009, Provident Asset Management raised $485 million from 7,700 investors who were drawn to its promises of annual returns as high as 18 percent on oil and gas assets. Law firm Mick & Associates helped. Provident...
  • Amazon's eroding tax advantage, bid to sustain growth in focus in first quarter

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's quarterly results on Thursday may heighten worries that its edge over online and even traditional brick-and-mortar rivals is narrowing as it charges sales tax in more states, curtailing growth in its core...
  • Sony to enter real estate business: Nikkei

    (Reuters) - Sony Corp will branch out into the real-estate business in August and plans to take the unit public in three years, the Nikkei reported without citing a source. Sony recently set up a real-estate unit in Tokyo, with the aim of generating...
  • In College Park, preservation is key to local history

    In College Park, preservation is key to local history
    College Park residents are now being asked to look through everything – old boxes in the closet, spaces on their bookshelves – for one thing in particular: old photos of the entire neighborhood, including the businesses on Edgewater Drive....