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Nearly two-thirds of those who applied to a program offering $15,000 and other gifts to move to western Michigan are from the Chicago-area.

Some retailers downtown and on Michigan Avenue, where locals and tourists alike flock for Black Friday deals, are expecting more business at their suburban spots.

The Department of Justice alleges that village officials adopted a "not in my backyard" approach to a home that would provide housing to those recovering from drug and alcohol addictions.

Saybrook Fund Advisors, a Santa Monica, Calif.-based investment firm, is buying the 186-unit portfolio from the Better Housing Foundation, an Ohio charity that has been selling off its properties to repay its debts, according to a recent court filing.

Editorial: Chicagoans who care about jobs and opportunity should hope Amazon and its neighbors can learn to coexist side by side.

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin suggests he has a lengthy agenda if he gets the gavel.

More employers need to know about the benefits of employee transportation programs, a recent study found.

Crain's is taking a closer look at the street-level effect of the pandemic's impact on business in Chicago's neighborhoods, starting on the West Side. “I am struggling," says one business owner. "I don’t know what is going to happen in the next month."

"I haven't made a dime since March, but I'm paying two people and they're keeping their homes," said the owner of The Outpost Mexican Eatery, which opened days before the first shut down. "I don't know what else to do but this. So I'm doing it."


@WalshFreedom  announces primary challenge against Trump and apologizes for his past criticism of Obama, saying he and other Tea Party Republicans helped create a partisan political environment that facilitated Trump's election via @washingtonpost 

BREAKING: The governors of Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana and Kentucky are officially signing on to a multistate pact to coordinate strategies for reopening their economies.

BREAKING: Macy’s has notified its landlord that it wants to vacate much and possibly all of its huge Magnificent Mile outlet in Water Tower Place, sources tell Crain's.

ICYMI => Former Chicago-area congressman turned radio talk show host @WalshFreedom  is expected to announce a presidential bid against @realDonaldTrump , perhaps as soon as this weekend

Following progressive backlash against reports that Rahm Emanuel was being considered for transportation secretary, Joe Biden may now be considering the former Chicago mayor for the somewhat less visible position of U.S. trade representative.

Trump pulls Obamacare help in Chicago, 17 other cities:

BREAKING: North Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories gets FDA approval to produce coronavirus tests that can show positive results in just five minutes.

Illinois sues Trump Tower over Chicago River pollution