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  • Lehigh men's basketball news, notes

     
    Lehigh men’s basketball seniors Gabe Knutson and C.J. McCollum are candidates for the Senior CLASS Award. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School , the award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages...
  • Secret Service wants boats away from summit

    Secret Service wants boats away from summit
    When it's your job to consider the "total environment" of the city of Chicago in an effort to make the upcoming G-8 and NATO summits secure, there's a lot to think about. "When I looked at a global picture of that, I saw a lot of boats," said Frank...
  • Bernanke warns that regulators must avoid burdensome rules when enacting financial reform

     
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke said that regulators need to avoid "ineffective or burdensome rules" as they implement the sweeping financial reform law passed last year. In a speech at a Fed conference in Chicago on Thursday, Bernanke........
  • Fed stands pat on policy; Bernanke press conference next

     
    The Federal Reserve held policy steady after a two-day meeting, citing signs of improved economic growth. The Fed’s post-meeting statement Wednesday was as expected. Most economists figured the central bank wouldn’t announce any new...
  • Fed, more upbeat about economy, leaves monetary policy unchanged

     
    The Federal Reserve, providing a somewhat more upbeat assessment of the economy, on Tuesday kept the benchmark short-term interest rate near zero but did not take any new steps to boost financial markets or the economy....
  • Cars.com News Brief: March 19, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Auto manufacturing output in the Midwest increased 17.5% year over year in January, according to the Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index. Total national automotive output increased 12.1% for the month as compared....
  • Key Loop buildings added to surveillance network

    The city Public Building Commission approved a plan today to connect three South Loop buildings to the city's extensive surveillance camera network. After chairing the commission for the first time, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it made sense to add the...
  • Money Smart Week in Chicago

    Alejo Torres from the Chicago Federal Reserve of Chicago talked about ways to save money.Click here to check out the site for some tips, and click here for Chicago's "money smart" website.
  • Mayor Richard Daley's economic engine stalls

    Mayor Richard Daley's economic engine stalls
    Fashion entrepreneur Brian Spaly got his start co-founding Bonobos, a New York-based e-commerce firm that sells men's slacks designed to eliminate the baggy-bottom look. For his second act, he has transplanted a fledgling personal shopping service for...
  • Chicago Fed chief thinks data is in his corner when it comes to changing policy

    Chicago Fed chief  thinks data is in his corner when it comes to changing policy
    Charles Evans believes the nation's unemployment rate is unacceptably high, and he has a plan to get Americans back to work. In an election year, this sounds like political rhetoric. But Evans isn't running for office. As president and chief executive...
  • Business leaders brace for G-8, NATO

    Business leaders brace for G-8, NATO
    Talk to business leaders about the G-8and NATO summits coming to Chicago this spring, and they universally say they hope the events are a chance to showcase the city as a global commercial center, political player and tourism draw. But in the next breath...
  • Local protesters continue rally against corporate influence

    Local protesters continue rally against corporate influence
    As their kindred spirits in New York City drew thousands to Wall Street, those involved in the almost 2-week-old protest Occupy Chicago say they’re seeing growing numbers here coming out to oppose undue corporate influence in U.S. government policy....