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Flu Season Shows Signs Of Slowing Down In Chicago

Virus still considered widespread throughout rest of state.

02/01/2014

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Chicago City Council Tightens E-Cigarette Rules

Chicago’s City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes in areas where tobacco products are currently banned.

01/16/2014

Holiday Express (photo: Kansas City Southern Railway)

Santas Who Rode the “Polar Express” Say Goodbye

Some Chicago-area Santas who got word they can’t return on the “Polar Express” next year because of a legal dispute didn’t cry or pout when they gathered to say goodbye to the traditional holiday events.

01/13/2014

Dwight Kay

Illinois Rep. Introduces ‘Knockout Game’ Legislation

The legislation would stiffen the penalty for those convicted of battery while taking part in the “game,” making it punishable by 3-7 years in prison.

12/26/2013

(credit: Archer Daniels Midland Co.)

Chicago Gets ADM HQ, But St. Louis IT Center Still Possible

Archer Daniels Midland Company said in a statement that it will move a small corporate team of about 50-75 employees to Chicago, but for now, the agribusiness would not be creating 100 more tech jobs.

12/19/2013

(credit: Archer Daniels Midland Co.)

Quinn Says ADM Decision Good News for Illinois Economy

Gov. Pat Quinn says he stressed Illinois’ workforce and transportation when pitching the state to be headquarters of Archer Daniels Midland Company.

12/18/2013

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Boeing Promotes St. Louis-Based Executive to President

Dennis Muilenburg was the president and chief executive of St. Louis-headquarted Boeing Defense, Space & Security.

12/18/2013

(photo credit: adm.com)

Associated Press Sources Say ADM to Move Headquarters to Chicago

Sources close to the company say the agribusiness giant will be staying in Illinois, despite considering St. Louis.

12/17/2013

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Senator Durbin Plans 24-Hour Fast for Immigration Reform

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, several city aldermen and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin plan to fast for 24 hours to support immigration reform efforts.

12/13/2013

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Illinois Governor Signs Pension Overhaul Into Law

The overhaul, approved by the General Assembly this week after years of delay and inaction, cuts benefits for most employees and retirees.

12/05/2013

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