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  • 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...
  • Experts puzzle over $2-billion bid for Clippers

    Experts puzzle over $2-billion bid for Clippers
    Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers — nearly four times the record sale for an NBA team — has experts puzzling over how the former Microsoft chief plans to make any money on the deal. But Ballmer, with a net worth...
  • Leaving license plate on trade-in is a ticket to trouble

    In all the hubbub of buying a car for his daughter, it didn't occur to Ken Gibat to remove the license plate from the vehicle he was trading in. He said no one at the dealership, Vinart Hyundai in Emmaus, mentioned anything about it, either. What...
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • Libertyville rejects moratorium on new business

    Libertyville rejects moratorium on new business
    Libertyville trustees recently shot down a recommendation from Mayor Terry Weppler to put a temporary moratorium on issuing downtown business licenses, while the town looks into ways to solve what Weppler called a growing parking issue. Weppler said...
  • New Lenox to buy businesses and spur development

    New Lenox to buy businesses and spur development
    New Lenox trustees gave initial approval Monday to buying four longtime businesses on Route 30 with the intent of trying to spur new development there. Trustees agreed to pay $2.8 million for the properties at 201, 103, 123 and 225 East Maple Road,...
  • Wellington aircraft cabin maker to split into two businesses

    Wellington aircraft cabin maker to split into two businesses
    Wellington-based aircraft cabin maker B/E Aerospace plans to split into two publicly traded companies. One company will be focused on aircraft cabin interior equipment — design, development, manufacturing, certification and direct sales — on...
  • Small-business profile: Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars

    Small-business profile: Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars
    Name: Dean Zelinsky Age: 57 Hometown: Highland Park, IL Name of business: Dean Zelinsky Private Label Guitars Describe what you do/sell/serve: Manufacture and market high quality guitars What sets you apart from similar businesses? We sell...