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November 15, 2016 View email in browser

United pares down perks – like carry-on bags – with ‘Basic Economy’ fares

United Airlines is trying to steal budget airlines’ passengers with new “basic economy” fares that will go on sale early next year.

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Meet Miles, BP’s chatty interactive gas pump aimed at millennials

Miles, an interactive BP gas pump, uses artificial intelligence to engage customers with music, trivia and photos while filling up.

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CEOs take heed of Grubhub’s Trump hubbub

Grubhub CEO’s angry Trump email was not company policy. It just seemed that way to many who deal with or work for the online company.

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Court rejects Land of Lincoln lawsuit seeking more than $70 million

A judge has tossed out Land of Lincoln’s lawsuit seeking more than $70 million that the now-defunct health insurer says it’s owed by the federal government.

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Publisher out in shake-up at Crain’s Chicago Business

Crain’s Chicago Business announced a major shake-up at the top of the masthead with the exit of publisher David Snyder and associate publisher Lisa Emerick.

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United, American open high-tech, faster security lanes as Thanksgiving nears

New automated security lanes are up and running at two security checkpoints at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

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Trump tapped the misery of factory workers, but can he bring back their jobs?

It will be almost impossible for Trump to fulfill his promise to bring back most of the assembly line gigs lost to globalization, economists say.

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With Ivanka’s jewelry ad, Trump companies begin to seek to profit off election result

One day after President-elect Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka spoke to “60 Minutes” about her father’s rise to power, her jewelry line alerted journalists to a surprising fact: The First Daughter-elect’s bracelet could be bought for $10,800.

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