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  • Court strikes down New York City ban on super-sized, sugary drinks

    The state's highest court on Thursday struck down New York City's law banning the sale of super-sized sugary drinks, ending the two-year battle over one of the most memorable -- and controversial -- initiatives of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. In a...
  • The war on the have-nots: How Detroit resembles Ukraine

    You may have read recently about the daily struggle for survival in parts of Ukraine and Crimea, where warring pro- and anti-Russian forces are using basic necessities of life, such as water, as weapons against the civilian population. The consequences...
  • Trouble for the Ex-Im Bank

    Here's an American success story. Quality Float Works Inc. of Schaumburg, which has been in business for 99 years, is poised to double its sales and create four jobs. The company has been working for months to pull off one of the biggest deals in its...
  • Chicago businesses relish World Cup fans

    Chicago businesses relish World Cup fans
    David Gubala, a Chicago Soccer sporting goods chain regional manager, was anxious Thursday — not so much about the match between the United States and Germany. Instead, he was worried that Ghana would beat Portugal and knock the U.S. out of...
  • The game changer

    The game changer
    The story of Erik Hale could be described simply as the American Dream, but there's nothing simple about Hale. Most recently, he had been driven by the pursuit of happiness. He sought fulfillment. Why else would a highly successful car salesman quit...
  • Hartford Region Is Becoming A Bigger Deal

    Hartford Region Is Becoming A Bigger Deal
    If there were no such thing as history, Greater Hartford probably would be one municipality. There might be villages or boroughs here and there, but there'd be one chief executive and one legislative body. That of course did not happen; the region...
  • Why I can't be both a scientist and a liberal [Commentary]

    Why I can't be both a scientist and a liberal [Commentary]
    Economists should be bound by facts and reason. I simply can't embrace liberal positions on the minimum wage, climate change and gender discrimination, and call myself a scientist. Let's take them one by one: The minimum wage: The Congressional Budget...
  • Mundelein may purchase downtown parking lot

    Mundelein may purchase downtown parking lot
    Two Mundelein trustees oppose a plan to buy a parking lot in the downtown area, a move some officials said would allow the village to continue offering free public parking. Board members Robin Meier and Holly Kim voted against offering $150,000 for...
  • Film Review: 'Ivory Tower'

    After "Page One: Inside the New York Times," filmmaker Andrew Rossi continues his roving inquiry into the crises and changes that have rocked America's most respected institutions in "Ivory Tower." Moving from the hallowed halls of the Ivy League to the...
  • Cigarette sting: Four Burbank stores cited for allegedly selling tobacco products to minors

    Four Burbank convenience stores received citations for selling cigarettes to minors this week in a citywide sting conducted by the Burbank Police Department. On June 10, the police department's Vice Narcotics Unit visited 35 convenience stores —...
  • Medical giant Medtronic to buy rival Covidien for $42.9 billion

    Health giant Medtronic Inc. said it will acquire Irish rival Covidien in a $42.9-billion cash-and-stock deal, giving the U.S. firm a lower tax rate and a broader portfolio of medical devices. Medtronic said it plans to move its corporate headquarters...