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Oak Brook

The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

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The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
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  • McDonald's says rest of 2013 will be 'challenged'

    The rest of the year won’t be easy for McDonald’s Corp., according to the chief executive of the world’s largest burger chain. Same-store sales at U.S. restaurants open more than a year were slightly negative in June, according to...
  • Neil Golden out as McDonald's U.S. marketing chief

    McDonald’s U.S. marketing head Neil Golden will leave his post early next year after working for the company for 24 years, the fast-food giant confirmed Tuesday. As chief marketing officer since April 2008, Golden helped introduce the McCafe...
  • McDonald's reports 'modest' sales increase in July amid strikes

    In a boost that even Chief Executive Don Thompson described as “modest,” McDonald’s said its global same-store sales rose 0.7% in July. The gauge, which measures sales at stores open at least 13 months, also showed a 1.6% surge in...
  • A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales

    A pleasant surprise for McDonald's: Better-than-expected sales
    Wall Street has dished up a heavy serving of doom and gloom for McDonald's Corp. in recent months as the world's largest restaurant company missed analyst expectations, suffered profit slumps and shuffled its roster of executives But the fast-food giant...
  • McDonald's lukewarm growth leads into difficult January

    McDonald's lukewarm growth leads into difficult January
    McDonald’s Corp.’s fourth-quarter earnings were more promising than the string of dismal figures that shook investor confidence in the fast food giant late last year. But the Golden Arches have yet to reclaim their full luster. The Oak...
  • McDonald's to roll out chicken Mighty Wings nationally

    McDonald's to roll out chicken Mighty Wings nationally
    The world’s biggest burger chain is branching into a new realm of finger food, rolling out chicken Mighty Wings nationally starting Sept. 9. The lightly-breaded, bone-in drummettes and wingettes will come in three-, five- and 10-piece options, the...
  • Burger King beats forecasts as McDonald's drops Heinz

    Burger King stock was on the upswing Monday after the fast-food company said its profit surged nearly 33% in the third quarter, beating predictions from Wall Street. The Miami-based company said its adjusted net income soared to $81.1 million, or 23...
  • McDonald's, after rare sales slip, replaces U.S. chief

    McDonald's, after rare sales slip, replaces U.S. chief
    McDonald’s Corp. is replacing Jan Fields, president of the burger giant’s U.S. operation, a week after disclosing its first monthly sales slide in nine years. But spokeswoman Lisa McComb said Fields’ departure is “not related to...
  • Taco Bell breakfast to go national: Prepare for the waffle taco

    Taco Bell is moving in on the morning market, angling to compete with fast-food rivals such as McDonald’s by launching a breakfast menu nationally on March 27. The menu -- which the Irvine company said is its most extensive in more than 50 years...
  • School districts' salary gaps don't always affect test scores

    School districts' salary gaps don't always affect test scores
    Teachers at the highest-paying grade school district in the Chicago area make twice as much as their colleagues at the local elementary school paying the lowest wages, according to the 2009 Illinois School Report Card. Oak Brook's Butler School...
  • Heroes stand up even in the hour of their deaths

    They waited, the way people wait on a plane. You can picture them spreading out inside this mostly empty flight to San Francisco, the smokestacks and cranes of the Newark skyline looming outside their windows. You can hear them working their cell...