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  1. McDonald's Unveils $250-Million Headquarters in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | News Max

    McDonald's unveiled its new $250 million nine-story corporate headquarter building in downtown Chicago last week that features its very own McDonald's restaurant, a Hamburger University where the company trains its managers, test kitchens and work neighborhoods for employees to choose which environment suits them best, Fortune reports. "We firmly believe that part of the importance of the move downtown is that it gets us closer to our customers, it gets us closer to competition, it gets us closer to the trends that are shaping the future of society," Steve Easterbrook said at the opening.


  2. 50 Years After RFK Silenced by Assassin's BulletRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | News Max

    Robert Kennedy's last words, spoken at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles on June 6, 1968, following his dramatic California Democratic presidential primary triumph, were indicative of his optimism: "So now it's on to Chicago - and let's win there." Having edged out Minnesota Sen. Eugene McCarthy in California, Sen. Kennedy now turned his sites on the opponent who had the most national convention delegates of all without entering a single primary: Vice President Hubert Humphrey, backed by outgoing President Lyndon Johnson.


  3. Boka Restaurant Tip of $2,000 Doled Out in $100 BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | News Max

    A Boka restaurant tip of $2,000 on a $759 bill was left by a Chicago diner, The Chicago Tribune reported , and he made a big deal of it with $100 bills. The generous tipper, simply identified as Mike, was having dinner with five companions at the Lincoln Park eatery and was so impressed with the food and service that when the bill arrived he decided that 20 percent gratitude was simply not enough.


  4. Last Sears Store in Chicago to Close in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | News Max

    The last Sears store in Chicago is set to close in July, marking the end of an era for the retailer that has called Chicago home for more than a century. The store at Six Corners at the intersection of Milwaukee Avenue, Cicero Avenue and Irving Park Road, will begin liquidating on April 27, with closing to come in mid-July, the Chicago Tribune reported .


  5. Trade War Rips Through Farm World as Soybean, Hog Prices TumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | News Max

    Soybeans and hogs led agriculture markets lower after China slapped reciprocal tariffs on U.S. imports, putting commodities in the crossfire of an escalating trade war. Included in China's 128-item hit list are steel products, ethanol, almonds, fresh and dried fruits, and ginseng.


  6. John Hancock Center, a Chicago Skyline Staple, Changing Its NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | News Max

    Chicago's John Hancock Center will no longer go by that name after a request from the insurance company to have its name and logo taken off the building right away. Until a new naming rights agreement is made, the building will use its address - 875 Michigan Avenue - as its name, Hearn Co.


  7. Bitcoin Futures Launch Sparks Excitement, WarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2017 | News Max

    Bitcoin will make its debut on a major exchange Sunday, a landmark for the cryptocurrency that has generated enthusiasm among some investors and more than a little anxiety from others. The Cboe Futures Exchange in Chicago will open trading in bitcoin futures at 2300 GMT on Sunday, a move that is expected to be followed a week later by a rival listing on Chicago Mercantile Exchange.


  8. Hedge Funds Prepare to Trade Against BitcoinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | News Max

    The planned introduction of bitcoin futures contracts at CME Group Inc., Cboe Global Markets Inc. and Nasdaq Inc. will make it much easier to bet on a decline. Hedge funds, which have largely stayed on the sidelines, are waiting for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's futures market to open for a fresh opportunity to bet against the cryptocurrency, according to more than a half dozen people trading the assets.


  9. Dry Weekend Draws Shoppers Even as Online Sales BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | News Max

    The driest Thanksgiving weekend in five years may have helped holiday shopping, despite an overall decline in foot traffic. But some shoppers just took notes in the hopes of finding an even better deal online.


  10. Northwestern Professor, Oxford Staffer Jailed in StabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | News Max

    Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area Saturday after eight days as fugitives sought in the death of a young hairdresser in Chicago stabbed repeatedly until the knife broke, police said. The Northwestern microbiologist, Wyndham Lathem, had a personal relationship with the victim, although the nature of it wasn't clear, and Lathem had made a video apologizing for what he called "the worst mistake of my life," police said.


  11. Rubber Ducks in Chicago Do 60K Swim for Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | News Max

    Sixty thousand yellow rubber ducks made a splash in Chicago after the Windy City Rubber Ducky Derby waddled into town on Thursday. The annual fundraising event was held in support of Special Olympics Illinois and saw the ducks poured into the Chicago River from the Columbus Drive Bridge before they raced down river towards the finish line, USA Today reported.


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