| Sep 13, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:22 p.m.; updated at 5:07 p.m. Another Cook County official is considering a campaign to succeed Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, who announced last week that he won't seek a record seventh term.âIâm really, really looking......
| Jul 12, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Aon said it agreed to buy Hewitt Associates for $4.9 billion in cash and stock to expand its consulting operations. The insurance broker will pay $50 per Hewitt share. That is a 41 percent premium from Hewitt's closing price Friday of $35.40. Aon of...
| Mar 23, 2010
| 4:32 PM
From Business Insurance | A federal judge has ruled that Chicago-based Aon Corp. rightfully denied compensation benefits to a former executive who left the brokerage for a competitor.Get the full story: businessinsurance.com....
| Apr 4, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Firefighters responded to a call of a small fire in a wall of the Aon Center building downtown this afternoon, according to Chicago Fire Department officials. The fire started within the walls of a bank on the building's first floor, located on the east...
| Apr 1, 2011
Halle Ford was about 4 years old when she held her first violin. By the time she was 8, the Kentucky-raised violinist got the attention of a Louisville concertmaster.
About 30 years later, Ford is celebrating the release of her very first album,...
| Nov 26, 2010
Q. My husband and I are on Medicare, and we have his retiree health plan as our secondary insurance. Our son is covered under my husband's plan while he is a full-time student. Now he's 23 years old and about to graduate. Our insurance company has...
| Jul 26, 2010
At the federal government's insistence, employers are owning up to what many workers have been saying for years: Mental health and substance abuse issues are medical conditions that should be covered by insurance like any other ailment.
| Jan 21, 2011
Breathtaking views from high-rise condos are a quick cure for Chicagoans suffering from winter blahs.
The city's gems are framed in windows like artwork: a panorama of Lake Michigan as far as the eye can see, a front-row seat to the kinetic action at...
| Sep 16, 2010
Norman Barker Jr., a top executive with First Interstate Bank of California and, before that, United California Bank, from the 1960s until the mid-1980s, died of natural causes Saturday at his Los Angeles home, said family spokeswoman Elizabeth Douglass....
| Oct 26, 2010
If you've been holding off getting screened for high cholesterol, diabetes or hypertension because of a co-payment, you soon won't have a reason to put it off.
That's because co-payments, which typically cost at least $20, for a host of preventive...
| Oct 7, 2011
A new resume search claims more than 42,000 job hunters in Chicago.
Indeed.com launched its open resume search Sept. 14, but the site has been taking resume uploads since February, including imported LinkedIn profiles.
For now, the search at indeed.com/...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:28 PM
A lawyer who took a 70 percent pay cut to move across the country and coach gymnastics. A publishing executive inspired by his oldest daughter to become an ordained pastor and adopt. A naval commander who wrote eloquently about the price of freedom...