| Jan 19, 2012
The task of raising tens of millions of dollars in donations for the NATO and G-8 summits means fundraisers will need to move as aggressively as the Art Institute did in its campaign to build the Modern Wing.
Boding well for the effort is that former...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 2:56 PM
A former Chicago commodities broker, missing for more than three decades and declared legally dead, has been discovered working as a bookie inLas Vegas, officials say.
Arthur Gerald Jones, 72, was arrested July 19, according to the Nevada Department of...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 4:19 PM
For more than 15 years, Clifton Goodenough had to repeatedly convince the Internal Revenue Service that he worked in a veteran’s hospital in Phoenix — not as a bookie in Las Vegas.
And, IRS agents weren’t the only ones wondering about...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:49 AM
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| Aug 24, 2011
| 3:00 PM
5 - 6 a.m. The Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. Why would the CME Group, parent of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Mercantile Exchange, consider leaving Illinois? You will learn why when Terry Duffy, Chairman of the CME...
| Sep 19, 2011
It was past 7 p.m. when Ventas Inc. CEO Debra Cafaro emerged from her last meeting. Her voice echoed in the halls of the mostly empty offices on the 48th floor of 111 S. Wacker Drive.
As she spoke, the last rays of sun disappeared behind the West Loop...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:20 PM
The chants of protesters echoed through downtown Chicago this afternoon as marchers descended on theLoop to give voice to a wide cross-section of activist issues.
A crowd of about 700 gathered at noon at Congress Parkway andMichigan Avenue to hear...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 7:25 PM
A day after about 175 of them were arrested for staying past Grant Park's closing time, a few hundred Occupy Chicago protesters were marching again.
Just after 7 p.m., protesters who had gathered at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard began marching...
| May 26, 2011
| 11:35 AM
One of eight protesters facing felony charges for climbing the smokestack of a Pilsen coal-fired plant on Tuesday was convicted four years ago of scaling the Chicago Board of Trade building to protest the destruction of the world’s rain forests,...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:30 PM
The drought is pushing corn prices to a new record high as dry weather grips more than half of the country.
The $8.17 per bushel price on the Chicago Board of Trade represents a 50 percent increase over the past six weeks.
The USDA reports almost 90...
| May 2, 2012
5 - 6 a.m. The Saturday Morning Show with Orion Samuelson and Max Armstrong
5:05 a.m. With the news that grain trading at the Chicago Board of Trade is expanding to 22 hours a day, Max talks to market analyst Brian Basting about the impact on the...
| Jan 3, 2008
| 10:04 AM
In a cityscape long associated with the flat, black facades of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the arrival of Helmut Jahn's State of Illinois Center was akin to Carmen Miranda crashing a black-tie ball. From the outside, where it boldly looks out on...