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Penguin Random House acquires big stake in Naperville's Sourcebooks

Sourcebooks in 30 years has become the largest woman-owned trade book publisher in North America.

Census Bureau estimates show Chicago population declining

U.S. Census Bureau estimates say the majority of municipalities in the Chicago region, including the city itself, lost population last year

White Sox Drop Second Straight in Loss to Twins

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MAY 25: Eddie Rosario #20 and Jonathan Schoop #16 of the Minnesota Twins celebrate scoring runs against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of the game on May 25, 2019 at

Chicago’s Community of Food Grows

Chicago’s Food Innovators Weigh in on the Industry’s Growth Trajectory Former Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chef Rick Bayless at an event to showcase Chicago’s strong community of food. The event was

Chicago Organizations Get Support from the Blackstone Challenge

Blackstone Report is Available and Makes Recommendations for Inclusive Entrepreneurship The Blackstone Charitable Foundation, in partnership with ChicagoNEXT, an initiative of World Business Chicago

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed

A judge in Chicago has ordered the file in the Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed.

Court: Chicago food truck regulations constitutional

The Chicago Tribune reports the court said Thursday that the rules are constitutional and the city can protect brick-and-mortar restaurants from competition from food trucks.

CPS ends free preschool in district's richest neighborhood

Families living in the wealthiest attendance area in Chicago Public Schools will soon be cut off from a special perk deemed "unjustifiable" last year by the district's watchdog: free priority enrollme

Home Chef and 84.51° Join Growing List of Businesses Moving to Old Main Post Office

Six Companies and Organizations Relocated to the Old Main Post Office Since Summer of 2018 On Monday, May 6, World Business Chicago’s President and CEO Andrea Zopp joined former Mayor Rahm Emanuel

2 struck, killed by commuter train in suburban Chicago

Two people have been killed after being struck by a suburban Chicago commuter train

Illinois Supreme Court rules in favor of food truck restrictions

The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of Chicago's food truck regulations. The ruling is a blow to Laura Pekarik, owner of LMP Inc. and the Cupcakes for Courage food truck, who chall

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Chicago bank CEO accused of bribing Manafort for administration job

Stephen Calk, a former economic adviser to President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, was indicted Thursday for allegedly approving $16 million in loans to former Trump campaign chairman Pau

2019 Global Citizen Awardee Announced!

Local Chicago Resident to be Honored for International Reputation This year’s Chicago Consular Corps Gala will take place on Friday, November 1, 2019 at the Hilton Chicago presented by Greeley and

Overcast and 65 F at Chicago, Chicago-O'Hare International Airport, IL

Winds are North at 10.4 MPH (9 KT). The pressure is 1016.5 mb and the humidity is 61%. Last Updated on May 26 2019, 8:51 am CDT.

Leather-goods maker Roots makes huge brand statement on Magnificent Mile

A company beloved by millions of Canadians is making a bid to win that same affection in Chicago.

Cubs Win Wild Game at Wrigley Field Saturday

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - MAY 25: Jason Heyward #22 of the Chicago Cubs makes a catch on Eugenio Suarez #7 of the Cincinnati Reds during the seventh inning at Wrigley Field on May 25, 2019 in Chicago, Illi

Applications are Open for ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2019!

Program to Host 200 of the Nation’s Top Tech & Engineering Students Applications are still open for ThinkChicago: Lollapalooza 2019! Students with an interest in digital technology, computer sc

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Meet the 2019 Global Youth Ambassadors

Twenty-Five Teenage Girls from Five Continents will Attend this Year’s Summit in Chicago World Business Chicago and Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI) are thrilled to announce the 2019 Glob

Jimmy John's launches a wine to pair with its new Frenchie sandwich

Mais oui. A sandwich chain that wants to be known for speediness is making a bid to win over oenophiles as it rolls out a new fine wine.

Chicago’s Strong Commitment to Food Security

WBC’s President and CEO Andrea Zopp Speaks at Chicago Council on Global Affairs Workshop In mid-April World Business Chicago’s President and CEO Andrea Zopp attended a workshop at the Chicago Cou

American Airlines salutes mechanics even as it files lawsuit against them

The world's largest carrier has gone to court to compel an end to an alleged work slowdown by mechanics, whom the airline is honoring nonetheless.

Mourners gather for Chicago woman whose baby cut from womb

Hundreds of mourners, some carrying flowers and balloons, have gathered for the funeral of a Chicago woman who authorities say was strangled and her baby cut from her womb

Court: Chicago food truck regulations constitutional

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Chicago's food truck regulations

SpotHero expanding into booming Toronto market

The off-street parking mobility platform is going where the action is in an increasingly congested Canadian metropolis.

Channel 7's late news is tops, but Channel 5 surges in May sweeps

NBC owned-and-operated Channel 5 looks to have benefited from a May in which political change was big news in Chicago.

AP WAS THERE: 1979 Chicago American Airlines crash kills 273

AP WAS THERE: 1979 American Airlines Flight 191 crash at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport kills 273

Bill to demolish part of McCormick Place along lakefront gets labor support

Chicago Federation of Labor President Bob Reiter is beating the drum for a plan to demolish the above-ground portion of Lakeside Center, the oldest McCormick Place building, and replace the lost conve

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Anchor Relationship Manager, Chicago Anchors for a Strong Economy (CASE)

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Two Chicago Entrepreneurs Turn to ChiBizHub to Grow their Businesses

Entrepreneurial Spotlight on Luxury Cake Company & Pier 51 With the successful launch of ChiBizHub, an initiative of World Business Chicago in late April, we’re spotlighting two local businesse

Winston launches its online privacy hardware device on Kickstarter

For those concerned about their online privacy — whether it’s protection from would-be hackers or internet companies tracking your browser history — a Chicago startup wants to help. And its har

Leading transformational change takes vision. See Frank Lloyd Wright.

In my Chicago neighborhood of Hyde Park sits an impressive example of architecture, the Robie House. Designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the Robie House set the standard for the Prairie s

WGN-Channel 9's morning news show leaving competition (far) behind

Channel 9's morning news product is cut from a different template than most, and it's yielding great results.

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