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AbbVie To Buy Leukemia Drugmaker Pharmacyclics For $21B

AbbVie — based in North Chicago — said late Wednesday that it will pay $261.25 a share for Pharmacyclics, which makes Imbruvica, a drug approved to treat three different types of blood cancers. That represents a premium of about 21 percent to the closing price of Pharmacyclics shares on Tuesday.

03/05/2015

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Pfizer Buying Lake Forest-Based Hospira For $15 Billion

Pfizer is buying Hospira for approximately $15.23 billion, saying it is a good fit with its global established pharmaceutical business. Hospira Inc., based in Lake Forest, Illinois, is a provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies.

02/05/2015

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. (FBI)

‘Takeover’ Bandit Robs Wicker Park Bank

The suspect, who displayed a black pistol, robbed the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. about 10 a.m. Friday.

01/09/2015

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LA Fitness Takes Over All Chicago Area Bally’s Gyms

If you were a member of any of the 23 Chicago area Bally Total Fitness clubs, your membership has been transferred over to LA Fitness as the gyms change hands.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Patrick Daley

Feds Take Over Company With Ties To Daley’s Son

The federal government has taken over a company with ties to the son of retired Mayor Richard M. Daley.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011