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  1. CME Group to close most futures trading pitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Star Tribune

    The parent company of the Chicago Board of Trade and other exchanges is ending most trading involving people on the floor who establish prices by flashing hand signals and shouting at each other. CME Group said Wednesday it that it will close most of its futures trading pits in Chicago and New York by July 2. The move comes as so-called "open outcry" futures trading has fallen to 1 percent of CME Group's futures volume.

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  2. Travel new and now: World tourism, Frank Lloyd Wright sites, Cancun time, Brooklyn gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Star Tribune

    More people are traveling worldwide, more of them are from China and many of them are heading to Europe, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organization. Tourist arrivals overall were up worldwide in 2014 over the previous year by an increase of 4.7 percent.

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  3. Teammates, fans say farewell to 'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks, remember him for his enduring optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball's color barrier during a Hall of Fame career in which he won over his teammates and an entire city with the unwavering optimism he brought to the game and life. At a memorial service in a Chicago church, the buoyant man known as "Mr. Cub" was remembered for his character as much as his accomplishments on the ball field, including his 512 career home runs.

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  4. Chicago mayor wages lively campaign with no big challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel doesn't face any big-name challengers in his push for a second term, but the former White House chief of staff isn't taking any chances. He's pulled in more than nine times more money than any of his challengers through fundraising and a PAC.

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  5. Chicago thieves adopt 'crash-and-grab' tacticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Star Tribune

    All the burglars use the same audacious tactics: A vehicle crashes through a storefront in the wee hours and up to six people in dark clothing and ski masks pour out, grabbing whatever they can with the speed of a NASCAR pit crew. Since September, at least a dozen "crash-and-grab" burglaries have been reported at retail businesses in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.

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  6. Legislation introduced in Congress seeks interim steps to protect Great Lakes from Asian carpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Members of Congress have introduced legislation calling for interim steps to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes through Chicago-area waterways while a permanent solution is debated. The measure calls for putting additional structures to control upstream movement of fish at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam, located on the Des Plaines River in Joliet, Illinois.

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