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  • Oak Brook had losses, gains, protests and compromises in 2014

    Oak Brook had losses, gains, protests and compromises in 2014
    Oh what a year it was in Oak Brook, with protests for minimum wage, a tragic death, a high school district topping TV newscasts and major renovations at a local institution. Join us as we look back at the top stories of 2014. District 86 negotiations...
  • McDonald's walks fine line with 'signs' commercial

    McDonald's walks fine line with 'signs' commercial
    An ad by McDonald's is testing the fine line companies need to walk when referencing national tragedies. The ad by the world's biggest hamburger chain that aired during the NFL playoffs and Golden Globes on Sunday featured a montage of signs outside...
  • H&S Bakery launches propane-powered delivery fleet, mayor says city trash trucks are next

    H&S Bakery launches propane-powered delivery fleet, mayor says city trash trucks are next
    Executives with Baltimore-based H&S Bakery announced Wednesday their purchase of a new fleet of cleaner-running, propane-fueled delivery trucks that they said would cut their emissions in half in Baltimore. They made the announcement in a new state-of-...
  • Top Chicago business stories of 2014

     Top Chicago business stories of 2014
    The top Chicago business stories for 2014 featured some high profile breakups, from Tribune Media spinning off its legacy newspapers, to hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin spinning off his wife in a messy public divorce. A tainted-meat supplier and a...
  • McDonald's fries back on menus in Japan in all sizes

    McDonald's fries back on menus in Japan in all sizes
    TOKYO — McDonald's customers in Japan will be able to order French fries in all sizes again from next month, after the fast-food chain limited sales to small servings because of import delays. McDonald's Holdings Japan said Friday it will resume...
  • McDonald's to trim U.S. menu

    McDonald's will slim down an admittedly bloated menu and try to eliminate preservatives from its food as part of a broad push to stem what its CEO on Wednesday called the "erosion" of sales in its U.S. business. The world's largest restaurant company...
  • Stand-up Scene: A decidedly different sort of wedding for Ian Abramson

    Stand-up Scene: A decidedly different sort of wedding for Ian Abramson
    Saturday turns out to be as good a day as any for a Chicago wedding. By mid-afternoon, temperatures have reached 48 degrees which is perfect since I am running late and not in any mood to brave harsh elements as I race to the third floor loft space at HQ,...
  • McDonald's tests shrinking its menu. Will your favorites make the cut?

    McDonald's tests shrinking its menu. Will your favorites make the cut?
    McDonald's is testing cutting certain hamburgers, snack wraps and premium chicken sandwiches from its menu. The announcement comes shortly after the company reported a 4.6% drop in its U.S. sales. Some of the items on the chopping block are variations...
  • McDonald's latest bet: Custom burgers

     McDonald's latest bet: Custom burgers
    Place your order on a self-serve kiosk. Grab a seat at a sleek table or high counter. Take in the modern decor, sip your drink or check your phone using complimentary Wi-Fi. Soon, a server will arrive with a wire-rimmed basket. Nestled inside is the...
  • Chain Reaction: 2014 fast food in review

    Chain Reaction: 2014 fast food in review
    Four major trends and stories topped the year in chain restaurants: 1. Bread has gotten fancier. Wendy's had enough confidence in its pretzel bun to move its pretzel bacon cheeseburger to its permanent menu in August. Now Wendy's is hoping to...
  • Gifts For Canton Helps Needy Families Celebrate Christmas

    Gifts For Canton Helps Needy Families Celebrate Christmas
    CANTON — Ann Gagnon was president of the Canton Chamber of Commerce when she had the idea of collecting toys and other gifts for needy families who otherwise would not be able to have something for their children at Christmas. The project, called...