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  • Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break

    Quinn wants tax relief for poor tied to business tax break
    As lawmakers contemplate a tax incentive package to appease Chicago’s financial exchanges who have threatened to leave Illinois, Gov. Pat Quinn says any deal must also include breaks for working families. The requirement comes as Quinn prepares...
  • Exelon Corp. CEO says keeping the lights on has given his career a purpose

    Exelon Corp. CEO says keeping the lights on has given his career a purpose
    As commuters bustled away from downtown on a recent Friday evening, Chicago's skyscrapers turned to silhouette, framed by an orange autumn sunset. But that wasn't the view that made John Rowe linger. From his office on the 54th floor of Chase Tower...
  • John Cheney Wood, artist

    John Cheney Wood, artist
    John Cheney Wood, a Baltimore artist who worked in a variety of media, died July 20 of advanced Parkinson's disease at his summer home and studio in Ithaca, N.Y. The Mount Washington resident was 90. The son of a master carpenter and an executive...
  • Elder financial abuse in Illinois on rise

    Elder financial abuse in Illinois on rise
    Downers Grove retiree Robert Govenat was on the computer every day, watching prices of his stocks go down. It was November 2007, and a bear market was threatening. "He was about to have a nervous breakdown or a heart attack," recalls his wife, Jan, a...
  • Dutch architect and educator is IIT's next architecture dean

    The Illinois Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it has named Dutch architect and educator Wiel Aretsas the new dean of its architecture school. Arets, currently a professor of building, planning and design at the BerlinUniversity for the Arts,...
  • Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan

    Marathon swimmers were mere minnows against mighty Lake Michigan
    Joe Griffith thought he could get the better of Lake Michigan. In the late 1950s, the lifeguard tried four times to swim the 38 miles from Chicago to Michigan City, Ind. Through the years, he faced stomach cramps, indigestion, 15-foot waves, navigation...
  • Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world

    Head of Clean Energy Trust working to change world
    Amy Francetic was at a child's birthday party in 2004 when she decided it was time to leave Silicon Valley.    "I was sitting there listening to 6-year-olds talk about IPOs and whose house was bigger and how much a wedding dress cost," she said.    By...
  • Jerome Horwitz dies at 93; developed potent anti-AIDS drug AZT

    Jerome Horwitz dies at 93; developed potent anti-AIDS drug AZT
    Jerome Horwitz, a medical researcher at Wayne State University in Detroit, had spent more than a decade developing a drug he hoped would work against cancer. But the compound failed to help the lab mice he tested it on, so in 1970 he "dumped it on the...
  • A world of opportunity

    A world of opportunity
    Travel the world or settle down and get an MBA? Those two paths might seem to diverge sharply. But Loyola University Chicago's School of Business Administration is launching a program that combines world exploration with MBA studies and in so doing...
  • A lift or a drag?

    A lift or a drag?
    Huma Gruaz picked a precarious time in her personal life to enroll in a Master of Business Administration program. She had just moved to Chicago from the suburbs. She had to figure out how to navigate life after a divorce. And she had just started her...
  • Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants

    Multiple options for Chicago-area applicants
    Here is a look at major schools that offer Master of Business Administration programs in Chicago or the Chicago area. Many schools give students a choice of part-time (including evening and weekend options), flexible, full-time, accelerated, dual-degree,...