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How To Find Last-Minute Hotel Deals

Find out what the best online booking sites are for last-minute hotel deals.

07/04/2014

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Ex-Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Cuts Final Ties With Chicago, Selling Loft

The former CEO and co-founder of Groupon has put his Chicago loft up for sale, cutting the last vestige to his career here.

05/15/2014

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Groupon Offers President’s Day Deal In Honor Of ‘President Hamilton’

In what is either a promotional gimmick or massive historical lapse, Groupon is offering a President Day Weekend deal in honor of President Alexander Hamilton.

02/17/2014

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Chicago-Based Deals Website YouSwoop Thriving

YouSwoop says it’s thriving, because of one little secret reports CBS 2’s Pamela Jones.

03/19/2013

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Groupon Stock Takes A Dive, CEO Ousted

Stock in Chicago-based Groupon plummeted on Thursday, falling more than 20 percent as of midday.

02/28/2013

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Groupon Puts Gun-Related Deals On Hold

The company offered no context to the decision. Gun rights and restrictions have been the subject of fierce debate following a string of mass murders.

01/21/2013

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Business Leaders Come Out In Support Of Illinois Marriage Equality

A group of 50 Illinois business leaders and organizations have come out in support of marriage equality in Illinois.

01/13/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks to engineering and computer science students at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Oct. 2, 2012. The mayor was recruiting students to work in Chicago after they graduate. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Recruits Engineering Students At UIUC To Boost City’s Tech Ranks

Could Chicago become the Silicon Valley of the Midwest? If Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets his way, it’s a very real possibility.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

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Report: Groupon CEO Says Company Is Still Growing Impressively

The chief executive officer of Chicago-based Groupon is defending his company and his leadership.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2012

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CPS, Groupon Ask For Help To Give School Supplies To Needy Kids

It’s almost back-to-school time, and the Chicago Public School system is asking for your help in providing supplies to kids who need them.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

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‘Blues Brothers’ Playing Wrigley Field On July 6

It was 31 years ago today that movie-goers first saw “The Blues Brothers” in theaters. Now Joliet Jake and Elwood Blues are coming to Wrigley Field for a special movie screening on July 6 at 8:30 p.m.

06/20/2012

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CTA To Sell Discounted 3-Day Passes Through Groupon

If you take the CTA to work, you will soon be able to snag a cheaper fare courtesy of Chicago-based Groupon.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

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Groupon To Serve As Exclusive Ticketing Agent For Taste Events

Groupon will be the exclusive ticketing agent for concerts and the new sit-down dinners at this year’s Taste of Chicago.

06/07/2012

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Shareholder Sues Groupon Over Loss Reporting Scandal

Another Groupon shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the Chicago-based daily deal Web site company.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

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Lawsuit Alleges Groupon Made ‘False’ Claims To Investors

As Groupon stock fell to an all-time low Tuesday, the Chicago-based company was sued in federal court for allegedly releasing “materially false and misleading statements” regarding its financial results.

04/03/2012

A view of Beau Vallon beach in Mahe on March 5, 2012. (ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Spring Break Getaway Deals Are Still Out There

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker found some great last-minute bargains up for grabs.

03/08/2012

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Report: Hiring Surge In Chicago’s High-Tech Industry

It’s time for Silicon Valley to move over, because a new report Monday says Chicago is becoming a bigger player in the high-tech industry.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

The Wright family has found ways to cut back on the money its spends on fast-food meals. (CBS)

Survive This Economy: Slimming Down Fast-Food Expenses

In her continuing series, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on how members of the Wright family are finding ways to still eat out but save money.

01/20/2012

Groupon founder and CEO Andrew Mason talks to correspondent Lesley Stahl on CBS's "60 Minutes." (Credit: CBS)

Groupon CEO Talks To ’60 Minutes’

Just a few short years ago, Chicago-based Groupon burst onto the Internet. Now, CEO Andrew Mason is talking to CBS’s 60 Minutes about his company’s success.

CBS 2–01/11/2012

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Anonymous Donor Gives $25K To ‘Toys For Tots’ After Theft

An anonymous donor helped save Christmas for the local Toys for Tots charity on Tuesday, after news a former volunteer embezzled $25,000 and left Christmas in jeopardy for many disadvantaged children.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

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