| Aug 15, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Stories about business executives can pack as much drama as any fictional tale, once you understand the plot. Since the Tribune launched a weekly in-depth profile of a Chicago-area executive in the Business section last year, we’ve written about...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Automakers topped the list of the greenest global businesses when Interbrand released its annual list earlier this week.
But while the industry has made gains, it isn’t a bastion of green policies and often fights the efforts by regulators to...
| Jul 30, 2012
Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.
The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A course record was set in the 17th annual Surf City USA Marathon on Sunday.
Reigning champ Carla McAlister, 39, of San Clemente finished in a time of 2:56:28, beating the old mark set in 2006 of 2:57:19 by Nadia Noorzia. That's right, she's 39.
| Jan 27, 2013
The first time Erol Uner went to the emergency room recently, he knew something was seriously wrong because fluid retention had caused his legs to double in size. He was seen right away and wound up being hospitalized for two weeks for treatment of...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be."
| Nov 23, 2012
| 6:55 PM
A rotating schedule of overnight and early-morning store openings significantly eased the Black Friday crowds at the Glendale Galleria, producing a much calmer scene compared to years past.
Black Friday used to be confined to early-morning store...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 11:46 AM
A rotating schedule of overnight and early morning store openings significantly checked the Black Friday crowds at the regions major retail destinations, producing a much calmer scene compared to years past.
That's because back then, Black Friday was...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 6:22 AM
A smartphone app has been launched to help save an Australian indigenous language that is in danger of disappearing.
Its creators say the The Ma! Iwaidja free mobile phone app is the first phone app for an Australian indigenous language and aims to...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:25 PM
To determine United Way Partner Communities, experts from Metro Chicago Information Center (MCIC), Loyola University and Deloitte LLP developed an analysis based on understanding where the areas of most economic need existed around our region and which of...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:36 PM
It might begin with a child discovering a new word through a volunteer reading to them. Or perhaps a teen struggling in class receives the additional attention needed to pass a math test. These small acts can trigger years of learning and academic...