| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Kraft Foods has prevailed, at least so far, in the battle over the Cracker Barrel label.
The issue before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was whether Cracker Barrel Old Country Store should be prohibited from marketing a line of meat under its name...
| Nov 21, 2013
At the current rate, women will achieve equal representation in the boardrooms and executive ranks of Chicago's largest companies in 2084.
Or 71 years from now.
That glacial pace of change is the key finding of The Chicago Network's 2013 census...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With millions of turkeys thawing and piles of stuffing waiting to be prepared, Thanksgiving is one of the riskiest times of year for food safety.
Bacteria can be lurking anywhere in crowded holiday kitchens, spread by cross contamination or...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:12 PM
NEW YORK — The stock market's all-star team has some new players.
Leaving the Dow Jones industrial average is aluminum giant Alcoa Inc., computer-maker Hewlett-Packard Co. and financial behemoth Bank of America Corp. Joining the index of 30 blue-...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I recently caught up with a group of teenage girls who had given up a week of summer vacation to learn about budgeting, credit and investing at a financial boot camp sponsored by the Financial Literacy Organization for Women and Girls, or FLOW, in...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:40 AM
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola keeps the recipe for its 127-year-old soda inside an imposing steel vault that's bathed in red security lights. Several cameras monitor the area to make sure the fizzy formula stays a secret.
But in one of the many signs...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:54 PM
What’s grosser than gross? Slimy green mold growing in kids’ juice boxes. When the drinks are preservative-free, defects in the packaging can allow oxygen in and fungus to grow.
One concerned parent recently took a Juicy Juice box filled...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Dean Leger, 67, of New Ulm, died Monday, March 11, 2013 at the Fairfax Community Home in Fairfax, MN.
Visitation will be from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish. Funeral service will follow...
| Mar 11, 2013
If you've ever bitten into a Ball Park bun, toasted a Thomas' English muffin or dunked an Entenmann's doughnut, you are already intimately familiar with the latest baker coming to town.
But there's much more to Bimbo Bakeries USA than gut reaction....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Thomas Dyja looked at me with abject horror, then humor, then, as his face crumbled in defeat, resignation. A face that said, "See? This is why I wrote a 412-page cultural history of Chicago at midcentury that — as much as it pulls together...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 10:08 AM
When the Kool-Aid Man next hurtles through some unsuspecting homeowner’s wall, he’ll look snazzier, more up-to-date, more “lifelike,” according to parent company Kraft Foods Group Inc.
Which means that Kool-Aid Man -- a giant,...
| May 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Television's latest animated superhero sports a purple skirt and cape, pink gloves and white go-go boots.
She is also a he.
Meet SheZow, the star of a cartoon debuting Saturday on the Hub, a kids' cable channel co-owned by cable programming giant...