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August 30, 2016 View email in browser

Which workers are most full of themselves?

Is your co-worker stuck-up? ranks occupations by ego size. Private cooks beat out CEOs; doctors rank surprisingly low.

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Amazon planning 4th Will County warehouse

Amazon announced plans for an 850,000-square-foot facility in Monee.

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Construction expected this fall on South Loop mall

A five-story, 120,000-square-foot mall is being planned in the South Loop on the northeast corner of Jefferson and Taylor Streets.

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Why Ireland doesn’t want to take billions from Apple

In normal circumstances, a $14.5 billion cash award would make any country ecstatic. But Ireland is no ordinary country when it comes to tax law.

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Illinois emergency room visits increased after Obamacare, study says

According to a study, hospital emergency visits went up in Illinois after the Affordable Care Act took effect — the opposite of what was supposed to happen.

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Chicago area remains a laggard in home price recovery

Chicago-area home prices were up 3.3 percent in June from a year earlier, trailing a 5.1 percent gain by a 20-city composite in the S&P/Case-Shiller index.

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Abbott’s headaches stem from some of CEO’s biggest deals

For Abbott Laboratories it’s been one piece of bad news after another. But as they say, luck — whether good or bad — is often the residue of design.

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5 money myths you probably believe

Managing money can be complicated; myths are often born from people’s struggles to make it simpler. But simplistic solutions can cost you instead of saving you.

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