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  • Dart v. Evans v. Preckwinkle

     
    Originally published April 17; moved to the top of the blog because it's the subject of my Friday print column. I've been meaning to get to this extraordinary spat on "Chicago Tonight" earlier this month. WTTW-Ch. 11 invited Cook County......
  • GM Plans Eight 40+ MPG Cars By 2017

     
    GM's latest Sustainability Report pledges to improve gas mileage across the automaker's U.S. lineup 18% by 2016, reduce corporate energy use and propagate landfill-free facilities. GM also aims to double its number of cars that achieve an EPA highway...
  • $38,000 Full-Size Sedan Challenge: Overview

     
    If the new-car market is a Big Mac, full-size sedans would amount to only the sesame seeds. They're a sliver of the auto market, accounting for just 3.5% of new-car sales in the first seven months of 2013. Still, automakers......
  • Snapshot of a Hybrid Owner

     
    According to new data from Experian, hybrid vehicles still make up only a small percentage of all cars on the road today, but they're gaining market share. The data company's study showed that hybrid car market share went from 2.2%......
  • CPS leadership announced

    Veterans of the charter school movement and the turnaround model of school reform are among the people Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has selected to help lead Chicago Public Schools under new CEO Jean-Claude Brizard. Emanuel said his appointments were made on...
  • Former schools chief calls system 'broken'

    In his first public address since leaving Chicago Public Schools, former schools chief Ron Huberman said he’s excited about the new leadership coming in. “I can certainly think of no one better and more talented to lead the system and guide...
  • COPT CEO sees compensation fall by nearly half in 2011

    Annual compensation dropped by nearly half last year for Randall M. Griffin, who retired last month as chief executive of Corporate Office Properties Trust. Griffin earned $3.04 million in 2011, down from $6.05 million in 2010, a filing with the...
  • Manufactured goods leading recovery? Orders improve in February

    Manufactured goods leading recovery? Orders improve in February
    The government had its own reassuring economic news in tandem with strong sales data from automakers such as Ford, GM and Chrysler: U.S. factories saw more orders in February after demand dropped the month before. Orders for manufactured goods rose 1.3%...
  • AIG, Ally and GM CEO pay frozen at 2011 levels: Treasury

    AIG, Ally and GM CEO pay frozen at 2011 levels: Treasury
    Compensation for chief executives at AIG, Ally Financial and GM -- all of which received exceptional TARP assistance during the financial meltdown -- is being frozen at last year's levels, the Treasury Department said. The ruling from Patricia Geoghegan,...
  • Sinclair CEO's compensation rose 16 percent

    Sinclair Broadcast Group's chief executive, David D. Smith, earned $4.2 million last year, a 16 percent increase that included more than $2 million in stock option awards, the Hunt Valley-based broadcaster reported. Compensation for Smith, who is also...
  • An unhappy 'Kodak moment'

    An unhappy 'Kodak moment'
    The bankruptcy filing of Eastman Kodak Company this week marked the end of a chapter in American manufacturing history. The venerable corporation that gave the world the Brownie camera and the slogan "You push the button, we do the rest" once dominated...