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  • What Ebola? Survey finds little impact on business travel

    What Ebola? Survey finds little impact on business travel
    News that an Ebola patient flew on a commercial flight isn't stopping business travelers from flying as usual, a survey found. Nearly 80% of corporate travel managers questioned in the survey by the Global Business Travel Assn. said the Ebola outbreak...
  • Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab

    Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel flew around the country more than 50 times during his first 2 1/2 years in office, mixing city business with politics and attending events that helped burnish his national profile. On at least nine of the trips, records show taxpayers...
  • Girls' Night Out will showcase Highwood businesses

    Girls' Night Out will showcase Highwood businesses
    The Highwood Chamber of Commerce is putting a new spin on its repertoire of events. Instead of an additional festival or fair, Celebrate Highwood will introduce "Girls Night Out!," a potential series of get-togethers that currently has one firm date...
  • Emanuel paid back $14,000 in travel costs to 'make it right'

    Emanuel paid back $14,000 in travel costs to 'make it right'
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said he reimbursed the city for more than $14,000 in travel expenses “to make it right” after a Tribune story that found he spent taxpayer money on trips during which he tapped well-heeled donors for campaign...
  • Governor Should Be Taking Trade Trips — But On State's Dime

    Advice to Connecticut's next governor, whoever he may be: Go away. Please. But on the taxpayers' dime. More governors around the nation are undertaking foreign trade missions to boost business back home. That's good — depending on who's paying...
  • A classic trench coat is a closet staple

    A classic trench coat is a closet staple
    (Trench coat season has arrived! This week's column is a timely excerpt from Kristyn Schiavone's e-book, "Career Chic for Young Professionals: A Simple Style Guide," available for Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Barnes and Noble Nook and Kobo for $2.99.) In...
  • Transparent Airfares Act of 2014: A proposal based on lies

    Transparent Airfares Act of 2014: A proposal based on lies
    Last week, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee marked up a proposed bill that would allow airlines once again to omit taxes and fees from advertised prices and instead add them in later, just before you buy. Make no mistake: This...
  • Greenwich Village retrospectives

    Greenwich Village retrospectives
    "Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection of Memories" Universe/Rizzoli, $29.95 It's the most famous "village" in the world, even though it actually is a neighborhood. In this wonderful collection of reminiscences, editor Judith Stonehill features...
  • Emanuel defends taxpayer-funded travel

    Emanuel defends taxpayer-funded travel
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today wouldn't say why he spent taxpayer money on out-of-town trips in which he mixed city business with politics, but defended the travel expenses as legitimate. The Tribune reported Friday that the mayor flew around the country at...
  • What you need to know about airline 'ancillary revenue'

    What you need to know about airline 'ancillary revenue'
    What airlines look on fondly as "ancillary revenue" hits you in the form of pesky -- and often outrageous -- fees and charges. A new report from the meticulous folks at IdeaWorks tells airline industry professionals what they need to know about...
  • Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets in 2013

    Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets in 2013
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel accepted free transportation, sports tickets and a stay as a house guest from friends and political supporters last year, but the number of gift givers was fewer than in years past. The mayor is required to disclose gifts valued at...