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  • 1936 Olympian still gets a kick from swimming

    1936 Olympian still gets a kick from swimming
    Adolph Kiefer was about to do the backstroke. Which promised a memorable moment for the awe-struck lap swimmer who was watching. It was Kiefer's backstroke that launched him to glory in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, where he won the gold in the 100...
  • Sears general counsel headed to Groupon

    Sears general counsel headed to Groupon
    Sears Holdings Corp.’s general counsel Dane Drobny is headed for a job at  Groupon Inc. Drobny, who was most recently senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Hoffman Estates-based Sears, will assume the same position at...
  • Sears to cut retirees' $37 monthly health care subsidy

    About 14,000 Sears retirees will lose a monthly health insurance subsidy as the languishing department store titan looks for ways to shave costs. Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. plans to send letters Friday to the 14,000 Sears, Roebuck & Co....
  • All the signs point to a reproduction

    Q: I recently bought a boot scraper with a pair of Scottie dogs at each side. There is a scraper plus two brushes mounted between the dogs. The dogs look to be either Hubley or National Foundry. I've hit a dead end on who made the scraper and value. It...
  • Wyoming: Heart Mountain's chill winds of Japanese American internment

    Wyoming: Heart Mountain's chill winds of Japanese American internment
    CODY, Wyo. — The drive east of Cody is through high desert, and the February weekend of my visit was bitterly cold. But I was wearing a heavy down coat, snow pants and boots, and riding in a cozy, warm SUV. That's not how nearly 14,000 earlier...
  • Sears, Kmart and OfficeMax to open on Thanksgiving

    Sears, Kmart and OfficeMax to open on Thanksgiving
    If you’re keeping track, add Kmart, Sears and OfficeMax, to the list of retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving for the holiday shopping extravaganza. Kmart will open for 41 hours starting at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day to 11 p.m. on Black...
  • Prominent city rabbi abruptly steps down

    Prominent city rabbi abruptly steps down
    Without personally saying goodbye, the longtime leader of one of Chicago’s most prominent Reform Jewish synagogues has stepped down, abruptly announcing his retirement in a letter to the congregation that was mailed the day after he quit. Rabbi...
  • Quinn: No ADM tax breaks until pension deal

    Quinn: No ADM tax breaks until pension deal
    Gov. Pat Quinn said today that a request by Decatur-based Archer Daniels Midland for millions of dollars in tax incentives to stay in Illinois should not be considered until lawmakers first reform the state's highly indebted public employee pension...
  • $50 million redevelopment will turn Carrolltown into Eldersburg Commons

    $50 million redevelopment will turn Carrolltown into Eldersburg Commons
    A half-empty former shopping mall in Eldersburg will be remade as a Walmart-anchored plaza under plans announced Monday by owner Black Oak Associates. In a move long awaited by many in the community, the Owings Mills-based developer will spend $50...
  • Buckingham Fountain to be turned on Thursday

    Buckingham Fountain to be turned on Thursday
    The Chicago Park District will turn on Buckingham Fountain for its 86th season on Thursday, the district announced today. The fountain, a memorial to Clarence Buckingham, was donated to the South Park Commission by his sister, Kate Buckingham, cost...
  • Tribune's Heartland Prize marks 25 years

    Tribune's Heartland Prize marks 25 years
    In 1988, the Chicago Tribune announced it would award annual prizes to honor “extraordinary writing about the people and places that make up the heart of America.” These Heartland Prizes — one for fiction, one for nonfiction —...