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  1. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2013 | KNDO

    The 38-year-old Cantu, one of Chicago's most renowned chefs, turned cooking into alchemy through his playful and surprising brand of molecular gastronomy at Moto, the restaurant he led in the city's West Loop. Customers dined on edible menus, carbonated fruit and a fish preparation that cooked in a tabletop polymer box, among other foods.


  2. Footage of 1915 Chicago ship disaster that killed 844 foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KNDO

    Film clips have surfaced of the 1915 disaster that left ... . FILE - In this July 24, 1915 file photo, passengers are rescued as they stand atop the Eastland passenger ship after the vessel capsized in the Chicago River in downtown Chicago.


  3. As trading pits close, traders yearn for 'roar' of oldRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | KNDO

    When Marc Schwartz heard that many of America's last trading pits were closing down, the veteran commodities trader was hardly surprised. He spent 17 years yelling in the New York pits, but gave it up, like so many colleagues before him, to work in an office.


  4. CME Group to close most futures trading pitsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | KNDO

    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.


  5. Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2014 | KNDO

    Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer's family said Sunday. With Banks' widow standing nearby at a news conference at a downtown hotel, Mark Bogen said Banks had the heart attack Friday in Chicago and died later that day.


  6. Freud's goal: Keep Chicago's Lyric Opera relevantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | KNDO

    When Anthony Freud was 14, his favorite pastime was going to the opera in London and then, on the train ride home to Wimbledon where he lived with his parents, "dreaming about how I could do it better when I ran a company of my own some day." He's gotten his chance, not once but three times: first in Wales, then in Houston and now in Chicago, where he has been general director of the Lyric Opera since 2011.


  7. Things to know on Chicago's new $13 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | KNDO

    Sam Toia, president of the Illinois Restaurant Association, leads Aldermen, merchants, and business leaders in a news conference voicing opposition to a proposed increase of Chicago's minimum wage to $13 an hour Monday,... . FILE--In this photo taken Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about his future plan for Chicago during a visit to a city maintenance facility in Chicago. 5 comments

  8. Protests temporarily close malls, shut down trainsRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | KNDO

    Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson. Several stores lowered their security doors or locked entrances as at least 200 protesters sprawled onto the floor while chanting, "Stop shopping and join the movement" at the Galleria mall in Richmond Heights a few miles south of Ferguson, where officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Brown, who was unarmed, in August.


  9. Daredevil set for Chicago skyscraper crossingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | KNDO

    The 35-year-old high-wire artist - great-grandson of Karl Wallenda of the famous Flying Wallendas circus family - plans to perform two nail-biting walks that will be televised Sunday to millions of viewers around the world. The Discovery Channel will use a 10-second delay for the broadcast, allowing producers to cut away if Wallenda falls.


  10. In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | KNDO

    Across the country, far more Americans say they disapprove of the president than approve. He's so politically toxic that Democratic candidates in tough races are practically begging Obama to stay away.


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