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State approves deal that could save Bronzeville’s Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital moved one step closer to remaining open after a state board on Monday approved a non-profit organization’s application to buy the Bronzeville institution.

Nielsen settles lawsuit with Black executive over alleged discrimination

Market research company Nielsen Holdings has settled a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by a Black Chicago executive. The lawsuit alleged Cheryl Grace hit a glass ceiling on the climb up the corporate ladder, when Nielsen passed over her for an expanded role.

Chicago-area home sales and prices are seeing double-digit gains. ‘There’s just so few homes and so many buyers.’

The number of single-family homes for sale in the Chicago area was at it lowest point in at least 13 years in February, so prices are rising and marketing time is dropping.

  • ComEd, Peoples Gas, Nicor Gas offering one-time credits of up to $500 for customers struggling financially during the pandemic

    Illinois utilities have agreed with state regulators to provide millions of dollars in additional bill payment relief to help struggling customers keep the lights on during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Frontier Airlines gives more details around stock offering

    Frontier Airlines said Tuesday it expects to raise about $630 million from an initial public offering of a small portion of its stock, a deal that it hopes will value the budget airline at about $4.5 billion.

  • Regal Cinemas, 2nd-largest movie theater chain in US, to reopen in April

    Regal Cinemas, the second largest movie theater chain in the U.S., will reopen beginning April 2, its parent company, Cineworld Group.

  • Prince Harry joins coaching startup as chief impact officer

    Prince Harry has joined the corporate world as employee coaching and mental health firm BetterUp Inc.’s Chief Impact Officer.

  • AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial results may have included ‘outdated information,’ US officials say

    Results from a U.S. trial of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine may have included “outdated information” and that could mean the company provided an incomplete view of efficacy data, officials said .

  • Medieval Times in Schaumburg will reopen castle doors next month

    Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament will reopen Chicago castle doors next month.

  • State Rep. La Shawn Ford resigns from Loretto Hospital board amid COVID-19 vaccine scandal

    State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford has resigned from the Loretto Hospital board because of revelations that the hospital improperly distributed coronavirus vaccines.

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  • State approves deal that could save Bronzeville’s Mercy Hospital

    Mercy Hospital moved one step closer to remaining open after a state board on Monday approved a non-profit organization’s application to buy the Bronzeville institution.

  • Nielsen settles lawsuit with Black executive over alleged discrimination

    Market research company Nielsen Holdings has settled a racial discrimination lawsuit brought by a Black Chicago executive. The lawsuit alleged Cheryl Grace hit a glass ceiling on the climb up the corporate ladder, when Nielsen passed over her for an expanded role.

  • Microsoft to start bringing workers back to headquarters

    Microsoft will begin bringing workers back to its suburban Seattle global headquarters on March 29 as the tech giant starts to reopen more facilities it largely shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • A year ago, stocks ended their COVID-19 free fall. Here are 5 things to know about the record-setting market.

    March 23, 2020, turned out to be the bottom as the S&P 500 fell 2.9%, down nearly 34% in about a month. Since then, the index has surged about 75%. Some fear stock prices may have gone too far, too fast. Here’s what you need to know.

  • ‘Taking on a behemoth like Amazon is going to take an army.’ Labor unions, inspired by Alabama drive, are joining the fight nationwide.

    “Without collective bargaining, nobody on this planet wins except for billionaires with lobbyists,” says one Amazon worker. But Amazon has spent the last quarter-century stamping out labor activism.

  • Chicago-area home sales and prices are seeing double-digit gains. ‘There’s just so few homes and so many buyers.’

    The number of single-family homes for sale in the Chicago area was at it lowest point in at least 13 years in February, so prices are rising and marketing time is dropping.

  • AstraZeneca says COVID-19 vaccine 79% effective in US study

    AstraZeneca said its experts also identified no safety concerns related to the vaccine, including a rare blood clot that was identified in Europe.

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  • Canadian Pacific Railway agrees to buy Kansas City Southern for $25 billion

    Canadian Pacific Railway is buying Kansas City Southern for $25 billion in cash and stock, creating the first rail network linking the United States, Mexico and Canada.

  • Naperville mansion with pool, waterfall listed on the market for $3 million

    A five-bedroom French Provincial-style mansion in Naperville with a pool, waterfall and waterslide was listed on the market on March 19 for $3 million.

  • Ramova Theater revival was stalled by COVID, but developers now say the project will be a full historic preservation

    In the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago, the Ramova Theater redevelopment will add a historic preservation component.

  • Many Americans using their stimulus checks to dabble in the stock market: ‘Whatever. I’ll give it a shot’

    The government sent stimulus checks out to prop up the economy. They may also be propping up the stock market.

  • Whiskey makers still facing tariffs from Trump’s trade dispute with Europe and they could double

    Bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey were left out of recent breakthroughs to start rebuilding U.S. trade relations with the European Union and the United Kingdom.

  • New weed player in Illinois, Curaleaf gets state approval to take over nine Greenhouse and Windy City dispensaries

    Nine Greenhouse and Windy City Cannabis dispensaries in Illinois will become Curaleaf stores after the Massachusetts-based company got final state approval for an $830 million acquisition of Chicago-based Grassroots.

  • How long will low fares last? As COVID-19 vaccinations pick up, travelers are starting to venture out.

    Even those ready to get back to vacationing are more likely to opt for beaches and outdoor destinations over big cities, and they’re doing pre-trip research that goes far beyond browsing hotel reviews.

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