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The logo for Chicago's Groupon. (Groupon.com)

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

youswoop

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

Same Sex Marriage

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

Blues Brothers

‘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

Passengers wait for a CTA L train. (Credit: Karen Rariden/CBS 2)

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

Toys For Tots

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

Chicago Ideas Week

Innovation, Creativity To Be On Display For Chicago Ideas Week

Monday marks the start of the very first Chicago Ideas Week – days packed with dozens of speakers and events touting innovation and creativity.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Groupon Hosts ‘Ferris Bueller’ Movie Night At Wrigley

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Chicago film classic “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” the daily deal site Groupon is playing host to an outdoor screening of the movie at Wrigley Field.

09/20/2011

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