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  • Abercrombie used to be a store where you could buy guns and thermal underwear

    Abercrombie used to be a store where you could buy guns and thermal underwear
    They were once a shopping mall staple: parking lots, food court pretzels, ear-piercing stands — and the washboard abs of an Abercrombie & Fitch model. Sometimes plastered across the store's dimly lit entrance or often on the body of a 17-year-old...
  • Congress Must Raise Gas Tax To Fix Roads

    Congress Must Raise Gas Tax To Fix Roads
    Get in your car and go for a drive just about anywhere in the U.S. You will be confronted with a transportation system desperately in need of a reboot. I'm not referring to a full upgrade to smart roads — the sensor-driven intelligent system that...
  • Ex-GOP chief Jim Greer files for bankruptcy

    Ex-GOP chief Jim Greer files for bankruptcy
    Fallen Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer is in financial trouble again, having filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in federal court last month, listing his liabilities at three times his assets. Greer and his wife, Lisa, owe $1.5 million to more than 60...
  • BB&T bank, others have claims in Orlando Gateway bankruptcy

    BB&T bank, others have claims in Orlando Gateway bankruptcy
    Orlando Gateway Partners just filed a few more details about their bankruptcy case. The company owns almost 50 acres near Orlando International Airport. As reported last week, the case was prompted by a long legal battle between the company’s...
  • Zell gives $4 million to Rauner-allied super PAC

    Zell gives $4 million to Rauner-allied super PAC
    A new political fund aimed at helping Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner push his agenda has received its first cash infusion: $4 million from Chicago billionaire Sam Zell. The contribution to the Turnaround Illinois super political action committee is one...
  • University to share cost of campus Divvy stations

    University to share cost of campus Divvy stations
    The ubiquitous light blue Divvy bikes found in various locations around Chicago are coming to the Northwestern University campus as part of a joint program between the school and Evanston, officials said. "The city of Evanston has really been the driving...
  • Nevins Joins U.S. Bankruptcy Court In Connecticut

    Ann M. Nevins, a senior assistant U.S, Attorney in Bridgeport, has been appointed a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge in Connecticut, according to the federal judiciary. Nevins replaces outgoing Connecticut Bankruptcy Judge Albert Dabrowski, who is retiring,...
  • Chicago isn't Detroit, but it can learn from Motor City's innovative rehab

    Chicago isn't Detroit, but it can learn from Motor City's innovative rehab
    You hear the term "blank canvas" a lot around here, and it rankles many Detroiters, as if their years of sticking with this troubled, recently bankrupted city amounted to zilch. Yet at the same time, so much has been emptied out of this vast city...
  • Grab a broom, Rahm, for spring cleaning

    Grab a broom, Rahm, for spring cleaning
    Any day now, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel should be receiving a mysterious package wrapped in brown paper. Don't worry, Rahm. It's not that dead fish you sent your political enemies in the days before you became Nice and Cuddly Rahm. There are no dead...
  • Miramar teacher wins $13K in cash, prizes on "Wheel of Fortune"

    Miramar teacher wins $13K in cash, prizes on "Wheel of Fortune"
    Despite going bankrupt twice and losing multiple turns, Asiah Manning still left the "Wheel of Fortune" stage as the big winner. Manning's 30-minute segment of the Hangman-inspired game show aired Thursday evening on ABC. The 37-year-old teacher from...
  • Fresh Produce: Will a bankrupt business honor gift cards?

    Fresh Produce: Will a bankrupt business honor gift cards?
    A reader asks about gift cards for the clothing retailer Fresh Produce, which has filed for bankruptcy protection. If the company goes down the Chapter 11 rabbit hole, are the gift cards still good? I get asked this question a lot -- pretty much any...