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Expedia buying Chicago-based Orbitz for $1.33 billion
Feb. 12, 2015
Expedia's purchase of the Chicago-based rival Orbitz is its second major deal in the past month as the online travel industry consolidates.
Fallout over College of DuPage spending could hurt students
Feb. 6, 2015
If financial turmoil diminishes the public’s willingness to fund that west-suburban community college, its 28,000 enrollees could eventually face program cuts and tuition hikes.
When will Chicago get its next supertall skyscraper?
Jan. 28, 2015
A Chinese developer wants to alter the city skyline and break a dry spell in a field we once dominated.
Obama administration won't seek to end 529 college tax break
Jan. 27, 2015
Reversing what had been an unpopular approach, the White House says it is dropping the idea of ending a tax break for 529 college savings plans.
Cheap gas, innovation means optimism at Auto Show
Jan. 16, 2015
Saturday marks the public opening of the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Rauner puts Illiana on hold
Jan. 13, 2015
A planned 47-mile expressway between Illinois and Indiana is on hold after new Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner issued an executive order.
The dollar is up, but at what cost?
Jan. 6, 2015
When the dollar rises against other currencies, it increases risks to U.S. manufacturers.
How driver's license suspensions unfairly target the poor
Jan. 5, 2015
New analysis shows there's little evidence long suspensions stop people from driving and getting more tickets, but they do put more poor people in debt.
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