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Banners hanging outside the Sears store on State Street in downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Sears Might Sell Canadian Operations

The news comes as Sears Holdings Corp.’s chairman, the billionaire hedge fund manager Eddie Lampert, has been under intense pressure to turn around its business. He took over as CEO in February 2013.

05/14/2014

Charlie Trotter's home kitchen.  (Credit: Koenig & Strey)

Charlie Trotter’s Lincoln Park Home For Sale

The home of late celebrity chef Charlie Trotter was placed for sale this week.

02/06/2014

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CTA Auctioning Off Bus Stop Signs, Rail Ties And Even Two Entire ‘L’ Train Cars

If you have the cash to outbid the competition, you can soon purchase your very own Chicago L train. No word yet on whether it comes with angry passengers complaining about Ventra.

12/12/2013

A screen grab from a YouTube video purportedly shows a Chicago man (dark hair, smiling) getting a hug after he buys paintings by Banksy. (YouTube)

Did Chicagoan Strike Banksy Gold At Pop-Up Art Sale?

A local man is apparently sitting on some valuable pieces of art after picking up four canvases — cheaply — by the famous street artist.

10/14/2013

Jewel Store

Jewel-Osco Sold To Investor Group

A grocery store fixture in Chicago is getting a new owner.

01/10/2013

Thomson Prison

Federal Government To Buy Thomson Prison For $165M

The federal government has agreed to buy the vacant Thomson Correctional Center, in western Illinois along the Iowa border, in a move that has been held up for almost three years.

10/02/2012

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Benefits Of Back-To-School Sales

How can back-to-school sales benefit you? Let me count the ways! Just because you might not have a child or a kid heading off to college doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of all the great deals that are out there.

08/20/2012

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Vintage Garage: Not Your Average Garage Sale

Rain or shine can’t stop the newest addition to the vintage scene in Chicago. This covered show is conveniently protected from the elements in a parking garage in Uptown. Genius! Here’s my scoop from the season opener this past June.

06/25/2012

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Vince Vaughn Slashes Penthouse Sale Price To $18.4 Million

Chicago actor Vince Vaughn appears to be a bit more eager to sell his swanky downtown penthouse, slashing the asking price by about $6 million.

06/05/2012

Chris Sale. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Spiegel’s Docket: Sale Saga Continues

The Chris Sale saga continues, with more mixed messages somehow, even as tangential clarity is achieved.

670 The Score–05/10/2012

Rita Crundwell, the former comptroller for the western Illinois town of Dixon, is accused of embezzling $53 million from the town. (Credit: CBS)

U.S. Marshals To Sell Off Indicted Dixon Comptroller’s Horses

Federal marshals are now caring for more than 300 champion horses owned by the indicted former longtime comptroller and treasurer for the town of Dixon, Ill.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

Harwood Heights water tower. (CBS)

Harwood Heights OKs Controversial Deal With Developer

Critics say the village is planning to buy a plot of land for $3.8 million dollars and then sell the property to a developer, the Bradford Group, for $100. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

CBS 2–03/08/2012

'Home Alone' House

‘Home Alone’ House Sells For $1.585 Million

he Winnetka house made famous in the movie “Home Alone” has been sold for $1.585 million, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

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Best After Christmas Sales For Kids

If gift cards are burning a whole in your kid’s pockets, there’s no shortage of after Christmas sales to choose from. Spend that hard earned Christmas cash, gift cards or store credit wisely. Stores are boasting big savings for the new year. According to Google, ecommerce sales from December 26-January 15th in 2011 were higher than they were on Black Friday.

01/06/2012

Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times Sold To Investment Group

A group of investors led by Chicago technology entrepreneur Michael Ferro Jr. and former Newsday publisher Timothy Knight has purchased the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper company, including its suburban papers.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

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Singer R. Kelly’s Olympia Fields Home On Market For $1.6 Million

Chicago-born singer R-Kelly’s suburban home is on the market following a foreclosure suit this summer.

12/14/2011

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Guide To Black Friday Deals

It’s that time of the year again, early birds! Grab a cup of coffee, set the alarm and make a list. This year, you might not even need to go to bed at all. With many retailers staying open on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is starting earlier than ever. Some retailers are offering deals starting Thursday evening or even earlier online.

11/24/2011

An incense product that some young people are inhaling can have serious effects, officials warn. (CBS)

Batavia Moving To Ban Sale Of Synthetic Marijuana

Two businesses in Batavia have been found selling synthetic marijuana — prompting police and aldermen in the western suburb to support a ban on the sale or delivery, possession or use of the substance.

11/10/2011

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Crowds Rush Into Apple Store For iPhone 4S

At 8 a.m. Friday morning, crowds rushed into the Apple store on Michigan Avenue as it began selling the newest must-have tech item – the iPhone 4S.

WBBM Newsradio–10/14/2011

Thomson Prison

State Lawmakers: Thomson Prison Will Be Sold To Federal Gov’t

Several state lawmakers have confirmed what the governor’s office and federal officials will not – the State of Illinois will sell the Thomson Correctional Center to the federal government.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

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