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November 21, 2016 View email in browser

Hundreds of O’Hare workers to strike next week as part of Fight for $15 protests

A strike planned for Nov. 29 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport will miss the Thanksgiving holiday’s busiest travel days and coincide with a nationwide day of protests that the Fight for $15 movement claims will be its most disruptive yet.

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Rewards program tries to keep holiday spending local

The new Shop Small Chicago Neighborhood Rewards Program gives gift cards to Chicago customers for shopping locally.

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Here are the airports expected to have the worst Thanksgiving travel delays

The airports with the worst Thanksgiving travel delays include Chicago O’Hare, Newark and San Francisco International.

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Something to give thanks for: Falling turkey prices

Here’s another excuse to pig out this Thanksgiving: Turkey prices are down.

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The U.S. labor force’s guy problem: Lots of men don’t have a job and aren’t looking for one

The percentage of working-age Americans in the labor force remains stuck near its lowest level since the late 1970s.

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Nutrition for sale: How Kellogg worked with ‘independent experts’ to tout cereal

On its website, Kellogg touted a distinguished-sounding “Breakfast Council” of “independent experts” who helped guide its nutritional efforts.

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Breitbart News, fiery conservative outlet buoyed by Trump victory, aims to go global

Founded in Los Angeles, Breitbart News is poised to become one of the most influential conservative media companies in the country.

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Ditka for hire: Check out more than 50 commercials from Da Coach

It’s been said former Bears player and coach Mike Ditka will sell anything. We look back at almost 30 years of product advertisements endorsed by Da Coach.

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