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  • Chicago broker missing since '79 found working in Las Vegas

    Chicago broker missing since '79 found working in Las Vegas
    A former Chicago commodities broker, missing for more than three decades and declared legally dead, has been discovered working as a bookie inLas Vegas, officials say. Arthur Gerald Jones, 72, was arrested July 19, according to the Nevada Department of...
  • Social Security number theft leads to 15-year headache

    For more than 15 years, Clifton Goodenough had to repeatedly convince the Internal Revenue Service that he worked in a veteran’s hospital in Phoenix — not as a bookie in Las Vegas. And, IRS agents weren’t the only ones wondering about...
  • Superman movie filming in Willis Tower

    Superman movie filming in Willis Tower
    It was hard to tell what exactly "Man of Steel" director Zack Snyder filmed in downtown Chicago on Wednesday, but all signs pointed to the shoot taking place at Willis Tower. Literally. There were bright signs on the street helping guide cast and crew...
  • Nothing ventured, nothing gained for the head of the nation's largest public REIT

    Nothing ventured, nothing gained for the head of the nation's largest public REIT
    It was past 7 p.m. when Ventas Inc. CEO Debra Cafaro emerged from her last meeting. Her voice echoed in the halls of the mostly empty offices on the 48th floor of 111 S. Wacker Drive. As she spoke, the last rays of sun disappeared behind the West Loop...
  • Protesters rally in downtown Chicago

    Protesters rally in downtown Chicago
    The chants of protesters echoed through downtown Chicago this afternoon as marchers descended on theLoop to give voice to a wide cross-section of activist issues. A crowd of about 700 gathered at noon at Congress Parkway andMichigan Avenue to hear...
  • Instructors enjoy challenge of Iyengar yoga

    Instructors enjoy challenge of Iyengar yoga
    There are many different versions of yoga, an ancient physical and philosophical discipline that started in India. But to Bob Whittinghill and a number of others in the Chicago area, there is only one kind of yoga that works on all levels: Iyengar yoga,...
  • Occupy Chicago protesters march to Grant Park again

    Occupy Chicago protesters march to Grant Park again
    A day after about 175 of them were arrested for staying past Grant Park's closing time, a few hundred Occupy Chicago protesters were marching again. Just after 7 p.m., protesters who had gathered at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard began marching...
  • Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break

    Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break
    As lawmakers contemplate a tax incentive package to appease Chicago’s financial exchanges who have threatened to leave Illinois, Gov. Pat Quinn says any deal must also include breaks for working families. The requirement comes as Quinn prepares...
  • Cullerton says progress being made on business tax relief deal

    Cullerton says progress being made on business tax relief deal
    Senate President John Cullerton said Thursday that progress is being made toward a broad deal to pair tax breaks for the city’s financial exchanges with relief for smaller businesses and individual taxpayers. Legislative leaders, who meet privately...
  • Quinn spends $1,200 on NYC stock market trip

    Quinn spends $1,200 on NYC stock market trip
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn was in New York on Tuesday to ring the opening bell at a stock exchange and get some face time on a national cable morning chatfest. The cost to taxpayers? An estimated $1,200 on airfare and hotel for the governor and a press...
  • Occupy Chicago demonstrators block LaSalle Street bridge, Loop streets

    Occupy Chicago demonstrators block LaSalle Street bridge, Loop streets
    Demonstrators from Occupy Chicago and other organizations blocked the LaSalle Street bridge over the Chicago River downtown for less than half an hour Thursday evening before marching through the Loop, clogging traffic while trying to show that the...