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Plenty Of Laws Protect Historic Buildings, But What About Long-Standing Trees?
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Plenty Of Laws Protect Historic Buildings, But What About Long-Standing Trees?

CHICAGO (CBS) — There are rules to protect historic homes and buildings, but in many places no such laws exist to preserve magnificent towering...

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Seniors More Likely To Work Longer In Big Metropolitan Areas
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Seniors More Likely To Work Longer In Big Metropolitan Areas

CHICAGO (AP) - Seniors in major metropolitan areas, especially in the Northeast and around Washington, D. C., are more likely to continue working...

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CVS Announces Further Expansion Into Health Care Services
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CVS Announces Further Expansion Into Health Care Services

(AP) — CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to...

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Target's Online Game Is On Target
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Target's Online Game Is On Target

(AP) — An aggressive campaign at Target to let customers do more online is paying off. The retailer exceeded first quarter expectations on just...

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‘They’re Everywhere’: Woman Says Landlord Won’t Fix Bed Bug Problem
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‘They’re Everywhere’: Woman Says Landlord Won’t Fix Bed Bug Problem

CHICAGO (CBS)– A family in Washington Park said they’ve been fighting a severe bed bug infestation for two and a half months and the landlord has...

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Store Troubles Increase For Kohl's, Penney's
News 3 weeks ago
Store Troubles Increase For Kohl's, Penney's

(AP) — The outlook for department stores got murkier Tuesday after J.C. Penney and Kohl’s reported fiscal first quarter results that showed they...

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LIVE UPDATES: Lori Lightfoot To Take Office As Mayor; New City Clerk, Treasurer, Aldermen To Be Sworn In
News 3 weeks ago
LIVE UPDATES: Lori Lightfoot To Take Office As Mayor; New City Clerk, Treasurer, Aldermen To Be Sworn In

CHICAGO (CBS) - Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Approximately 10,000 people attended the inauguration at Wintrust Arena. The new mayor wasn't alone in...

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Trader Joe’s Opening Store In Hyde Park This Year
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Trader Joe’s Opening Store In Hyde Park This Year

CHICAGO (CBS)–Trader Joe’s is opening a store in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, where the Treasure Island store was located before it closed...

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Trucks Going Through ‘No Trucks’ Zone Rattle Residents In River Grove
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Trucks Going Through ‘No Trucks’ Zone Rattle Residents In River Grove

CHICAGO (CBS) — Residents said it’s happening every day. Semi-trucks blowing through residential “no truck” zones in River Grove. And neighbors...

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Lululemon Opening Flagship Chicago Store In Lincoln Park
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Lululemon Opening Flagship Chicago Store In Lincoln Park

CHICAGO (CBS)–Lululemon is opening a 25,000 square-foot “experiential” store in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood this summer. When the high-end...

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Kohl’s Goes All-In On Amazon, Bringing Free Returns To Every Store
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Kohl’s Goes All-In On Amazon, Bringing Free Returns To Every Store

(CNN) –– Kohl’s brought Amazon into a small number of stores almost two years ago. Now Kohl’s is throwing its full weight behind the partnership....

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Sears Oakbrook Store To Close On April 28; Liquidation Sale Underway
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Sears Oakbrook Store To Close On April 28; Liquidation Sale Underway

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than six months after it reopened, following an extensive remodeling, the Sears store at Oakbrook Center shopping mall is set...

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Real Estate Developer Charles Cui Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery Charges Linked To Ald. Edward Burke
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Real Estate Developer Charles Cui Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery Charges Linked To Ald. Edward Burke

CHICAGO (CBS) — A real estate developer from Lake Forest pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges he bribed Ald. Edward Burke (14th) in exchange for...

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More Than 57,000 Properties In Danger Of Public Sale Due To Unpaid 2017 Taxes
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More Than 57,000 Properties In Danger Of Public Sale Due To Unpaid 2017 Taxes

CHICAGO (CBS) — Time is running out for Cook County homeowners who are behind on property taxes to pay up. Those past due taxes, more than 50,000...

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Chicago Post Office Open Late For Last-Minute Tax Filers
News 2 months ago
Chicago Post Office Open Late For Last-Minute Tax Filers

CHICAGO (AP) - There's still a way to get your federal tax returns in on time in Chicago if you don't quite make it to your local post office...

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Developer Caught In Burke Shakedown Scandal
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Developer Caught In Burke Shakedown Scandal

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago developer is now caught up in the shakedown scandal of Ald. Ed Burke (14th.) That developer, authorities tell CBS 2,...

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Attorney Skye Allen Accused Of Trashing Another Apartment, And Failing To Pay Rent
News 2 months ago
Attorney Skye Allen Accused Of Trashing Another Apartment, And Failing To Pay Rent

CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago lawyer accused of defrauding landlords apparently is at it again, once more accused of trashing an apartment and skipping...

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‘I feel Like A Prisoner,’ North Side High-Rise Residents Left With Only 1 Working Elevator
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‘I feel Like A Prisoner,’ North Side High-Rise Residents Left With Only 1 Working Elevator

CHICAGO (CBS)– A high rise with more than 400 units and one working elevator is a nightmare hundreds of North Side residents are facing. The...

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Lawsuit: Harvard Profits From Early Photos Of Slaves
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Lawsuit: Harvard Profits From Early Photos Of Slaves

(AP) — Harvard University has “shamelessly” turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over...

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Naperville Mayor Defends Family Business’ Bid On Town Condo Development Work
News 3 months ago
Naperville Mayor Defends Family Business’ Bid On Town Condo Development Work

NAPERVILLE (CBS) — Mixing a family business with city business? On the record, more than once, Naperville’s mayor has said he has no personal...

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Chicago’s One-Bedroom Renters Paying More Than Last Year
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Chicago’s One-Bedroom Renters Paying More Than Last Year

CHICAGO (CBS)-Spring is finally starting to show up, and as temperatures (hopefully) start to rise, rent prices in Chicago are are also on the...

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Property Management Firm Accused Of Repeatedly Overbilling Condo Associations
News 3 months ago
Property Management Firm Accused Of Repeatedly Overbilling Condo Associations

CHICAGO (CBS) — One of the biggest complaints among condo owners is the monthly assessments. Ever wonder why you’re always being asked to pay more?...

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Burglars Pry Off Doors Of Shinola Detroit Luxury Store In Wicker Park
News 3 months ago
Burglars Pry Off Doors Of Shinola Detroit Luxury Store In Wicker Park

CHICAGO (CBS) — Thieves pried the doors off a luxury store in Wicker Park early Monday morning, and stole a large amount of merchandise. Police...

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Dollar Tree Closing Up To 390 Stores This Year
News 3 months ago
Dollar Tree Closing Up To 390 Stores This Year

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Dollar Tree is closing up to 390 Family Dollar stores this year and rebranding about 200 others under the Dollar Tree name....

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Office Depot, Alibaba Opening Online Store
News 3 months ago
Office Depot, Alibaba Opening Online Store

(AP) — Office Depot and Alibaba.com are creating an online store to expand the reach of both companies with small businesses. The two companies...

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JC Penney To Close 27 Stores In 2019, Following Weak Holiday Sales
News 3 months ago
JC Penney To Close 27 Stores In 2019, Following Weak Holiday Sales

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is closing more stores following weak holiday sales season for the retailer. Net income tumbled nearly 70 percent, and...

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J.C. Penney Closes More Stores As Sales Deteriorate
News 3 months ago
J.C. Penney Closes More Stores As Sales Deteriorate

(AP) — J.C. Penney is closing more stores after a weak holiday sales season. Net income tumbled nearly 70 percent and revenue slid 8 percent in the...

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Illinois Public Housing Agencies Receive $2.7M In HUD Grants
News 3 months ago
Illinois Public Housing Agencies Receive $2.7M In HUD Grants

CHICAGO (AP) - Public housing authorities across Illinois are receiving a combined $2.7 million in federal grants to help residents find jobs and...

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Illinois Public Housing Agencies Receive $2.7M In HUD Grants
News 3 months ago
Illinois Public Housing Agencies Receive $2.7M In HUD Grants

CHICAGO (AP) - Public housing authorities across Illinois are receiving a combined $2.7 million in federal grants to help residents find jobs and...

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Payless ShoeSource To Shutter All Of Its Remaining U.S. Stores
News 4 months ago
Payless ShoeSource To Shutter All Of Its Remaining U.S. Stores

(AP) — Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R...

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