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December 6, 2016 View email in browser

Trump’s tough tweet goal: Rattle Boeing

It didn’t take too long for President-elect Donald Trump to send a strong message to Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg.

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‘Cancel order!’ Trump tweets Boeing Air Force One deal ‘out of control’

President-elect Donald Trump took aim at Air Force One on Tuesday, criticizing the cost of the iconic 747 jumbo jet that has served as the president’s flying White House and projected America’s might wherever it lands.

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10 Illinois hospitals earn top honors in patient safety

Ten Illinois hospitals drew top recognition this year for patient safety as part of the Leapfrog Group’s annual ratings.

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Lucky Strike bowling alley, music venue headed to Wrigleyville development

Baseball, burgers and bowling? Developers behind a mixed-use development that’s being built across the street from Wrigley Field are hoping Chicagoans will like the mix.

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Discrimination suit alleges black temp workers passed over for Hispanics

A group of African-American men filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Chicago federal court alleging systematic discrimination by a temporary staffing agency.

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Caterpillar CEO likes Trump’s business focus, but not anti-trade ‘rhetoric’

Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman said he’s worried about Donald Trump’s trade policy but expressed optimism like some in the Business Roundtable CEO survey.

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Groupon co-founder Eric Lefkofsky finds buyer for sprawling Glencoe mansion

Billionaire entrepreneur and Groupon cofounder Eric Lefkofsky and his wife, Elizabeth, on Monday struck a contract to sell their longtime, six-bedroom, 11,029-square-foot mansion in Glencoe, which most recently had been listed for $5.9 million.

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Supreme Court upholds insider trading conviction of Orland Park man

A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with the government in a legal clash over the nation’s insider trading laws, a victory for prosecutors seeking to curb corruption on Wall Street.

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