Balmoral, Maywood Park Race Tracks To Auction Off AssetsGrandstand seats, televisions, starter cars, and sulkies are among thousands of items up for auction at Maywood Park in Melrose Park and Balmoral Park in Crete.
USA Today Owner Gannett Bids To Buy Tribune PublishingNewspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy rival Tribune Publishing in a deal with a total value of about $815 million.
After The Bell: Stocks Lower On Oil WeaknessThe S&P 500 lost 2, the NASDAQ shed 7 and the Dow Jones Industrial average closed down nearly 29 points, settling to 17,897.
Minimum Wage Workers Stage Daylong 'Fight For $15'Thousands of low-wage workers planned to protest all over Chicago on Thursday to fight for a $15 minimum wage. The rallies started around dawn, and were scheduled to continue through Thursday night, with many workers planning to walk off the job.
Aldermen Push For Sick Leave Mandate For Chicago WorkersSeveral aldermen have introduced an ordinance that would guarantee paid sick days to an estimated 400,000 workers in Chicago.
Alderman Drops Strip Club Measure, Claims Surprise At Inclusion Of Full NudityThe sponsor of an ordinance that would have allowed clubs in Chicago to blend topless dancing and alcohol sales has backed away from the measure, because somehow full-frontal nudity ended up in the mix.
Students To Present Plans To Redevelop Vacant Englewood Site Students from nine Midwestern universities will be competing Saturday for a chance to have an impact on one of the neediest neighborhoods in Chicago.
Chicago Area Hot Dog Chain Hedges On Ketchup QuestionIn a promotional video, Portillo's says it will add the tomato-based condiment at customers' request. This revives a great debate, of course. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Hyde Park, President Obama's Old Stomping Grounds, Has Seen A RevivalCBS 2’s Vince Gerasole looks at some of the transformations that have occurred since President Obama left the University of Chicago Law School.
Old Cook County Hospital To Become Hotel, Apartments, StoresIt has sat vacant for nearly 15 years, and become a popular target for graffiti artists, but the old Cook County Hospital building could get new life as a hotel and apartment building, with stores at ground level.
Industrial Business Says Goodbye To Illinois, Reopens In IndianaThe president of Hoist Liftruck says he would have saved tens of millions if he had done it years ago. CBS 2's Marissa Bailey reports.
Some O'Hare Airport Workers On Strike ThursdayWorkers at O’Hare International Airport planned to rally for better pay Thursday morning, after beginning a 24-hour strike, but the question was how much impact they were having on operations.

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