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October 27, 2016 View email in browser

Prudential Plaza, Aon Center giving tenants greener shuttle buses

Prudential Plaza and Aon Center are getting rid of diesel commuter buses and bringing in an all-electric fleet.

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City seeks to bolster Wrigley peddlers ban that favors Cubs

Chicago aldermen on Wednesday advanced a measure aimed to legally bolster a ban on non-Cubs peddlers outside Wrigley Field.

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Altria closing Franklin Park tobacco plant; 300 jobs moving

Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, said Thursday that it will close manufacturing facilities in Franklin Park and Pennsylvania by early 2018, affecting about 580 workers.

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Boeing’s 747 jumbo snags a $5.3 billion lifeline from UPS

Boeing’s 747 jumbo jet may have won a reprieve from an uncertain future as United Parcel Service agreed to buy at least 14 freighters — the biggest order in almost nine years.

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Sale or no sale, changes could come to Twitter users

Sale or no sale, Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered communications service tries to broaden its appeal to more people and advertisers.

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Trump’s campaign prompts calls for boycotting his daughter’s clothing line

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign hasn’t exactly enhanced his brand. But his eldest daughter’s retail ventures appeared to dodge the ire — until recently.

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Speedier checkouts are on Wal-Mart’s wish list

This holiday shopping season, you’ll see plenty of red and green at  Wal-Mart. But you’re also going to see a lot of yellow.

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New FCC rules say Internet providers must ask permission before sharing your information

Federal regulators approved new privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers’ permission before sharing their data.

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