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Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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They came up with excuses, each one more elaborate than the last: It got caught under a chair, it got lost somewhere in the house or a visiting friend broke it. Soon enough, their parents figured out the truth — Brock and Shane Vereen would get so...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Join us for each game of the World Series as the San Francisco Giants face the Kansas City Royals....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Joakim Noah and his left knee were again front and center on Wednesday, as the two-time All-Star admitted, “I still have a ways to go.’’ How far?...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Stocks ended lower Wednesday, breaking a four-day winning streak, as a drop in the price of oil dragged energy companies lower....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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More than 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn’t have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a “shadow curriculum” that lasted nearly two decades at the...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Good news on corporate earnings nudged U.S. stocks higher on Wednesday, a day after the Standard and Poor’s 500 index had its biggest gain of the year. Investors were also encouraged by a government report showing U.S. inflation is low and by hopes...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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MARK POTASH: Marc Trestman missed his cue. The almost comically slipshod condition of Soldier Field’s grass surface during Sunday’s game between the Bears and the Miami Dolphins — with players on both teams slipping and falling, often tackling...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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About 300 workers have ended their two-week strike at a Schneider Electric plant in northern Indiana after approving a new contract.
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Good news on corporate earnings nudged U.S. stocks mostly higher Wednesday, a day after the Standard and Poor’s 500 index had its best day of the year....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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THE WATCHDOGS: Chicago taxpayers have paid more than $6 million to private lawyers hired to fight three City Hall scandals that benefited family and friends of former Mayor Richard M. Daley. And the legal bills keep mounting....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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U.S. consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Robust demand for commercial jets and an increased pace of production helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent from the same period last year....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Rosalyn Pedraza stood at a sparsely attended public meeting Tuesday at Chicago Public Schools headquarters fighting back tears and calling a proposal to convert Hancock College Preparatory High School into a selective enrollment school a “unilateral...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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A body found in the 4300 block of Massachusetts of has been identified as Kristine Williams, 36, of Gary....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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He went by the street name “Murda,” the feds say. If so, it wasn’t a good look for a Cook County Jail guard. But Jason Marek, 29, was allegedly living a double life — using his day job to smuggle sandwiches stuffed with marijuana into the county...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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It has been a tough couple of days, so let’s start with the good stuff. Kyle Long was overrated last year, and it wasn’t because he didn’t play well. The expectations for him as an inexperienced rookie were so low that when he played well, it seemed...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Brandon Marshall said Tuesday that his only regret about his locker-room rant after the game Sunday was that reporters heard it. “Absolutely, my voice was heard,” he said on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL.” “The only thing I regret is that the...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Dan Hampton this week said Marc Trestman is too nice, too fair to his team. He cited Trestman’s rotating-captain policy and said he runs it “like a day care; you might as well give them juice boxes.” Your thoughts on the rotating-captain policy....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Those who know Joakim Noah often cite his warrior mentality. According to a member of the Noah camp, that mentality is about to be tested. “Jo’s [left] knee is going to be an issue all season,’’ the source said. “He has played through pain...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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They got the quantity of shots, only this time they also got the quality. They drew penalties, only this time they capitalized. They made some pretty plays, only this time they also made some ugly ones. The Blackhawks are 4-0-1 after their 4-0 thrashing...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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I’d been waiting for some time to talk with NCAA president Mark Emmert in person. The chance came Monday after he’d given a speech at the City Club of Chicago in front of interested businessmen and others who enjoy some entertainment on their first...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Get instant updates all season long, and join the discussion as the Blackhawks look to make another run at the Stanley Cup....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Join us for each game of the World Series as the San Francisco Giants face the Kansas City Royals....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Notre Dame’s next crack against Florida State – barring a postseason clash – will come in 2018....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 index its best day of the year....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The stock market had its best day of the year Tuesday as investors applauded solid earnings from U.S. companies and economic growth in China....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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RICK MORRISSEY: Three questions came to mind Sunday as the mushroom cloud settled over Soldier Field and refused to budge. Do you want Marc Trestman running the Bears? Do you want Brandon Marshall running the Bears’ locker room? Do you want Jay Cutler...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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U.S. stocks were solidly higher in midday trading as the market headed for a fourth day of gains....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn’t been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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New York’s highest court on Tuesday reinstated the slander lawsuit filed by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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U.S. stocks were solidly higher in early trading Tuesday, the market’s fourth straight day of advances, following an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly earnings from Apple and others....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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When Father Bob Botthof introduced his kids to people, they looked confused. Some asked, “What does your mother think about your dad becoming a priest?” Others inquired, “Isn’t that frowned upon by the church?” He’d lived a whole other life...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to wipe out the amusement tax exemption that has long benefited cable television companies will cost the average cable customer $2.40 more-a-month and $28.80 more-a-year, a top mayoral aide disclosed Monday....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported earnings of $3.7 billion in its third quarter.
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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McDonald’s says its profit and sales declined as the world’s biggest hamburger chain saw customer traffic fall around the world....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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PITTSBURGH — One dizzying sequence, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were in complete control against J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans. Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The Bears’ screaming in the locker room Sunday was just that — no physical altercations — and doesn’t threaten the team’s cohesiveness, offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod said Monday at Halas Hall. Emotions can only undermine a team ‘‘when...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Three questions came to mind Sunday as the mushroom cloud settled over Soldier Field and refused to budge. Do you want Marc Trestman running the Bears? Do you want Brandon Marshall running the Bears’ locker room? Do you want Jay Cutler run out of town?...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Halfway through the game Sunday against the Dolphins, the Bears decided that less of Jay Cutler was a good thing. Matt Forte ran the ball only two times in the first half in part, coach Marc Trestman said Monday, because four other plays were turned...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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As employees began moving out Monday, Chicago Public Schools confirmed it has found a buyer for its headquarters at 125 S. Clark Street in a $28 million deal expected to be approved by the Board of Education on Wednesday....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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George said among Cupich’s most impressive strengths is his intelligence. “He’s very smart, and has a quick analytical mind . . .” George said....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This will be the first World Series matching teams that didn’t even win 90 games in the regular season, but don’t let that suggest this one will be a subpar affair. If the playoffs thus far — filled with well-played, tight,...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Bulls and Cavaliers are expected to be the two teams slugging it out at the end of the season for supremacy in the Eastern Conference. Monday, they were two teams still working out the kinks in the preseason. Derrick Rose looked...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Speed served the Kansas City Royals well on their way to an American League wild-card berth that started them on their roll to the World Series. And the biggest effects have been through outfield defense, where left fielder Alex Gordon and the center-field...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Blackhawks winger Kris Versteeg is poised to return to action Tuesday against the Flyers at the United Center. And that’s likely to have a ripple effect on the Hawks’ talented roster. Versteeg, who has been sidelined for two weeks by a lower-body...
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Follow along all season for instant updates and discussion of the Bulls....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Monday, October 20, 2014
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Robbie Gould joined the Sun-Times to discuss the Bears’ loss to the Dolphins, the Brandon Marshall rant, Jay Cutler dealing with scrutiny, the frustrated fans and more....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Monday, October 20, 2014
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U.S. stocks closed with modest gains Monday after last week’s turbulence. All three main stock indexes ended higher....
From: Chicago Sun-Times | By: Editor | Monday, October 20, 2014
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