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  • Burger 21 to open in Schaumburg

    How many burger joints can Chicagoland stomach? Apparently, at least one more. Two entrepreneurs with a McDonald's pedigree have signed a franchise agreement to open Illinois' first Burger 21 in Schaumburg by fall 2015. Future openings are being...
  • 5 Things Hollywood Will Be Watching For in the Midterms

    How are Hollywood Democrats feeling about Tuesday's elections? In one word: dread. With signs over the weekend that some key Senate races were moving toward Republicans, hopes were on chances that the polling is wrong, that Democrats will come through in...
  • Scientists Press For Climate Change Action

    Scientists Press For Climate Change Action
    With this week's release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Synthesis Report, scientists from across the world lit another torch of urgency for climate action. Three previous working group reports from the climate change panel went...
  • Warner Bros. CEO Issues Memo on Layoffs: 'These Changes are Challenging'

    Warner Bros. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tsujihara announced in a company-wide memo that layoffs at the film and television studio will begin Tuesday. Variety first reported that staffing cuts will begin this week, and are expected to...
  • Cable Under Fire: Plunge in Ratings Could Spell Trouble for Top Nets

    Steve Burke is not an executive prone to exaggeration. If anything, the NBCUniversal CEO is known for his understated style in public settings. So when Burke made a blunt statement about ratings growth potential for the Peacock's domestic cable...
  • Who Are the Winners and Losers in Pay TV's Unbundled Future?

    The pay-TV bundle is a gigantic iceberg that's slowly melting. As Internet-video options proliferate, consumers will have a growing list of reasons to stop paying $90 or more per month for multichannel television. And the jockeying is now under way among...
  • Hazing conviction, public service and traffic: Letters

    Hazing conviction, public service and traffic: Letters
    Hazing death conviction The death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion was senseless. It didn't have to happen. Nevertheless, the brutal way in which Champion died speaks volumes. Of course, Dante Martin's guilty verdict in the fatal...
  • Hyundai, Kia will pay $100 million for overstating fuel economy claims

    South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia have agreed to penalties totaling an estimated $350 million for inflating fuel economy claims on 1.2 million vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said Monday. The penalty — the largest in Clean Air...
  • Neil Young songs drown in a sea of strings, horns

    Neil Young's brilliant if confounding career has a messy inconsistency, brimming with genius but also toss-offs, digressions and disasters. A few would-be duds ("On the Beach," "Trans") proved their value over time, if not quite up to par with the...
  • Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies

    Meet the men who designed the costumes for the last two 'Hunger Games' movies
    They dressed Britney Spears in an epic wardrobe of embellished crop tops and low-rise pants from 1999 to 2004. Earlier this year, they received a Costume Designers Guild Award nomination for outfitting Matthew McConaughey in western garb and Jared Leto in...
  • Plastic-bag makers want you to overturn California's bag ban

    Plastic-bag makers want you to overturn California's bag ban
    Listening to the plastic-bag industry oppose bans on their product is eerily similar to what carmakers said decades ago in opposition to seat belts and air bags. Bad idea, they argued. Bad for consumers. Won't accomplish what supporters intend. In...