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  • Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills

    Three Orland Park businesses paid with fake $100 bills
    Three Orland Park businesses reported being paid with counterfeit $100 bills last week, according to Orland Park police. When a woman tried to make a roughly $380 purchase with four $100 bills at Carson Pirie Scott in Orland Square Mall on Aug. 7, the...
  • IBM says sale of low-end server business gets regulator approval

    IBM says sale of low-end server business gets regulator approval
    International Business Machines Corp IBM.N said on Friday that U.S. regulators had approved the $2.3 billion sale of its low-end server business to Lenovo Group Ltd 0992.HK, as the company continues its shift to more profitable software and services...
  • African success and the Ex-Im Bank

    African success and the Ex-Im Bank
    You can read all day about Africa and never get beyond stories of poverty, violence, corruption and health crises, including the current fears over an Ebola outbreak. But look closely and you'll see an emerging success. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is...
  • Sun Capital shines in buying, fixing and selling firms

    Sun Capital shines in buying, fixing and selling firms
    Sun Capital Partners of Boca Raton may not be a household name, but some of the businesses it controls probably ring a bell: Boston Market, Johnny Rockets, Friendly's and The Limited Stores. The consolidated revenues of those businesses and others...
  • Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

    Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival. Murdoch, and his chief deputy, on Wednesday tried to...
  • Biz News: Newport Beach credit rating still 'AAA'

    The city of Newport Beach received a triple-A implied credit rating Friday from global credit rating and research group Fitch Ratings, according to a city news release. "Prudent financial management has resulted in a history of positive operations,...
  • Why theater and restaurants have grown together in Chicago

    Why theater and restaurants have grown together in Chicago
    Chicago, you likely have figured out by now, has more than its expected share of theaters and cutting-edge restaurants. This week at the Goodman Theatre, you can see a relatively rare collaboration between the two dominant local cultural industries....
  • Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable

    Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable
    Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn. She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
  • Does word of mouth mean anything when it's bought and paid for?

    Does word of mouth mean anything when it's bought and paid for?
    Earlier this week an unusual email arrived in my inbox offering cold, hard cash. "After coming across Chicago Tribune," wrote the sender, Wil Matthews, offering not the most endearing or personal of salutations, although I suppose one can just come...
  • Florida firms helped versus foreign rivals: Front Burner

    Florida is a global hub for trade. It took decades of innovative efforts, resourcefulness and entrepreneurship from the private sector, strategic investments from the public sector and capitalizing on opportunities like free-trade agreements and the...
  • For some, part-time work is full-time worry

    For some, part-time work is full-time worry
    Since the recession, thousands of workers in every state have become trapped in part-time jobs that don't give them as many hours as they want. But in Illinois, the impact has been unusually harsh. In 2007, Illinois ranked 23rd in its rate of...