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  • Highland Park 'life savers,' handyman rescued 10

    Highland Park 'life savers,' handyman rescued 10
    Lake Michigan appeared frozen solid along the North Shore in the winter of 1899. The lake's frozen appearance masked the fact that ice thickness ranged from as deep as three feet to razor thin. The lake's waves pulsed under those who ventured on the ice...
  • 'Transformers' blows up on LaSalle Street

    'Transformers' blows up on LaSalle Street
    Some people will do just about anything to get a photo of "Transformers: Age of Extinction" filming, as proven by one double-decker tour bus driver Saturday in front of the Chicago Board of Trade building. The driver pulled out her camera phone while...
  • Rainforest Action Network to PepsiCo, General Mills: Stop killing orangutans

    The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
  • Going the distance, with careers in 2 cities

    Going the distance, with careers in 2 cities
    Sandra Smith was starting her first day as a sales trader in Chicago. Leaving her second post-college job at a hedge fund in New York, she was back in the city where she grew up and where several members of her family had worked in the financial trading...
  • Onetime head trader of firm that collapsed pleads guilty to fraud

    Onetime head trader of firm that collapsed pleads guilty to fraud
    The former head trader of a well-connected Northbrook money management firm that collapsed in spectacular fashion six years ago pleaded guilty Tuesday in what has been described as one of the largest financial fraud cases ever prosecuted in Chicago's...
  • Bails set for Greenpeace protesters

    One of eight protesters facing felony charges for climbing the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant on Tuesday was convicted four years ago of scaling the Chicago Board of Trade building to protest the destruction of the world’s rain forests,...
  • December 27: Author - Erika S. Olson Talks About Her Book Zero-Sum Game: The Rise of the Worlds Largest Derivatives Exchange

    December 27: Author - Erika S. Olson Talks About Her Book Zero-Sum Game: The Rise of the Worlds Largest Derivatives Exchange
    Erika Olson To purchase a copy of the book: Zero-Sum Game: The Rise of the World's Largest Derivatives Exchange In 2007, a stranger-than-fiction multibillion-dollar bidding war for the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) erupted between the Chicago...
  • Stories of the morning commute

    Stories of the morning commute
    Pat Powers, 55, who lives in Wicker Park, walked south down Ashland Avenue this morning. He had a three-mile walk ahead of him to the Marriot at Medical District/UIC, 625 S. Ashland Ave., where he was meeting his boss. He called the dire warnings...
  • April 2: Your Money Matters - Cliff Morgan

    April 2: Your Money Matters - Cliff Morgan
    Cliff Morgan To purchase a copy of the book: www.barnesandnoble.com Events: US College Planning April 18 7:00 p.m. Twin Groves Middle School Buffalo Grove April 26 7:00 p.m. DePaul University, Rolling Meadows The Meadows Corporate Center 2550 West...
  • NATO/G-8 fundraising must move at feverish pace

    NATO/G-8 fundraising must move at feverish pace
    The task of raising tens of millions of dollars in donations for the NATO and G-8 summits means fundraisers will need to move as aggressively as the Art Institute did in its campaign to build the Modern Wing. Boding well for the effort is that former...
  • Key Loop buildings added to surveillance network

    The city Public Building Commission approved a plan today to connect three South Loop buildings to the city's extensive surveillance camera network. After chairing the commission for the first time, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it made sense to add the...