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City Hall Workshop Helps Entrepreneurs Boost Business With Twitter

The “Twitter for the Technologically Challenged” workshop at City Hall showed Mark Gray how he can better showcase electricity-saving products from his energy-auditing business.

WBBM Newsradio–04/12/2013

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City Council Cracks Down On Shady Tax Preparers

The Chicago City Council approved an ordinance Wednesday that would crack down on unscrupulous tax preparers.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

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City Council OKs Plan For Taxi Regulations, Permanent Fuel Surcharge

A plan approved by the City Council Wednesday will mean higher cab fares for everyone.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

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Bike-Powered Pub Crawl Company Fights Rejection By City

A new company that wants to use 16-seat bicycle-powered vehicles to ferry them from pub to pub says it’s fighting the City of Chicago’s decision to deny it a business permit.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

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New Surcharge In Effect For Taxi Rides

Those jumping into a cab starting today should be aware that they will be paying about 50 cents more due to climbing gas prices.

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2011