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  1. Tourism Vancouver considering extending hotel tax to Airbnb suitesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Homeowner Tom Haberstroh, who rents out his Vancouver basement on Airbnb, says he wouldn't object to a tax on Airbnb units. Homeowner Tom Haberstroh, who rents out his Vancouver basement on Airbnb, says he wouldn't object to a tax on Airbnb units.


  2. Saucey brews seed round for on-demand alcohol deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Amazon's entrA e into alcohol delivery hasn't sobered startup investors' interest in the idea. Saucey, which delivers beer, wine and spirits in less than an hour, has raised $4.5 million in seed capital.


  3. Wednesday evening linksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AEI

    The table above displays one-way rental rates for a 26-foot U-Haul truck to travel between California and Texas . Assuming that these market-based rental rates accurately reflect migration flows of people and businesses between California and Texas, the demand for trucks leaving high-cost, high-tax, business unfriendly California for low-cost, low-tax, business-friendly Texas is about 2-2.7 times greater than the demand for trucks leaving Texas for California.


  4. lawmaker a setback to Madigan in battle with Rauner on labor billRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    House Speaker Michael Madigan's efforts to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a union-backed bill that would prevent a strike or lockout were dealt a blow Wednesday when one Democratic lawmaker said he would not be returning to the Capitol to cast a vote. A significant showdown in state government's political stalemate is expected to unfold at the Capitol on Wednesday when Democrats led by House Speaker Michael Madigan attempt to override Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a major labor bill.


  5. Blumberg Capital and Nick and Joe Jonas back alcohol delivery service SauceyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Los Angeles-based alcohol delivery platform Saucey has secured $4.5 million in seed funding. Blumberg Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included Structure Capital, Altpoint Ventures, T5 Capital, HashTagOne , Scooter Braun, Phil MacIntyre and Nick and Joe Jonas.


  6. Class Action filed by Sheller P.C. and Donovan Axler, LLC Against...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Banquet Staff Employees Sue Sofitel Hotels for Allegedly Failing to Pay Gratuities and Overtime Wages in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. We want to make sure everyone who works as a banquet house-person or banquet server is protected from unlawful hotel policies and practices that cause them significant financial harm, says Marc Goldich of Sheller. P.C. Sheller, P.C. and Donovan Axler, LLC filed a class and collective action in Pennsylvania federal court on behalf of current and former banquet staff employees of Sofitel hotels for allegedly failing to pay gratuities and overtime wages that were due to them under state and federal laws cited in the complaint.


  7. 10 years ago today, Kanye West said, 'George Bush doesn't care about black people'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Red Eye Chicago

    This August marked the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the horrific, Category-5 storm that ravaged New Orleans and resulted in 1,833 deaths. It was an absolute catastrophe and on Sept.


  8. New Footaction store on State Street in Chicago speaks to the city's styleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    On Historic State Street in Chicago, last Tuesday, Footaction opened a 30,000 square foot flagship store. For the opening, entertainers from the music industry were invited that are also native to the Chicago area.


  9. Despite coaching change, Men's Soccer wins first gameRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times-Delphic

    SENIOR ERIC WILLIAMS gets airborne in pursuit of a free ball in a home match against the University of Illinois at Chicago last September, a game in which the Bulldogs fell 1-0 in the second period of extra time. FILE PHOTO After tying their first exhibition game with Northwestern University and defeating the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the second, the Bulldogs were primed to head into the regular season with confidence.


  10. Challenge Grant Sets Stage for Chicago Dance LabRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR Log

    Sept. 2, 2015 - PRLog -- With a $200K challenge grant from The Reva and David Logan Foundation and a $75,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the New England Foundation for the Arts is initiating plans for a 10-day dance lab in Chicago, related professional development, and a showcase for dance artists. The dance lab is part of the Regional Dance Development Initiative of NEFA's National Dance Project .


  11. Northwestern Upholds its 'Brand,' Never Mind Free Speech and Academic FreedomRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Health Care Renewal

    Threats to free speech and academic freedom in health care were a major concern when we started Health Care Renewal . Such threats may now be less anechoic, but do not seem to have diminished.


  12. Making art out of Hurricane Katrina's sufferingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Chicago Reader

    Aaron Spencer, Darren Jones, RjW Mays, and Christopher McMorris in Interrobang Theatre Project's Katrina: Mother-In-Law of 'Em All . 9/4-10/4: Thu-Fri 7:30 PM, Sat 2 and 7:30 PM , Sun 3 PM Den Theatre 1329-1333 N. Milwaukee 773-398-7028 $20, $15 students and seniors The Play About My Dad 10/21-11/28: Thu-Sat 8 PM, Sun 3:30 PM Raven Theatre 6157 N. Clark 773-338-2177 $42, $37 students and seniors.


  13. Study Finds Bank of America Chicago Marathon Delivers More Than $254 Million to Chicago EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WebWire

    'As the steward of this legendary event for our city, Bank of America's commitment and investment to making the Chicago Marathon one of most exciting endurance races in the world has helped increase the economic impact nearly 78 percent in less than a decade.' The Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to provide year-over-year growth to Chicago's economy, with the 2014 race delivering an estimated $254 million in total business impact to the city.


  14. Vista and Spectrum back TrintechRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PE Hub

    Dallas-based financial software provider Trintech has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investors were Vista Equity Partners and Spectrum Equity .


  15. Frontier $1 ticket saleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    OCTOBER 15: A Frontier Airlines plane taxis the runway at Cleveland Hopkins Airport on October 15, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. Recently diagnosed Ebola patient, health care worker Amber Vinson, traveled on Frontier Airlines from Dallas to C Never flown on Frontier Airlines ? Now's you chance and you can do it for cheap.


  16. Study: New Orleans residents do not like touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    It's a massive industry that has a positive economic impact on thousands of New Orleans businesses and employees. Still, many are critical toward tourists in the city.


  17. Chicago travelblog: Reuniting with an old friendRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    One of the cool things about a big city is the people who live there. Not the millions of people you don't know.


  18. Fare wars return as airlines compete to fill seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    In this March 24, 2015, photo, Colin Drummond, 4, pushes luggage from behind as he walks with family members to check-in a relative for an Alaska Airlines flight at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. Photo Credit: AP / Elaine Thompson Don't expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving.


  19. BBQ Bonanza Next Weekend at Soldier FieldRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Gapers Block

    Barbecue is actually an amalgamation of cooking techniques, including smoking, baking, braising, and grilling. Such level of complexity, combined with sauce preferences, makes BBQ a deeply sensitive subject.


  20. An indescribable experience: One Live ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Usually, Les Mills group fitness workshops are fairly easy to review. Travel. See your friends.