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December 12, 2016 View email in browser

Frustrated by self-checkout? Retailers look to smartphones to cut the line

Amazon Go’s checkout-free grocer is only in Seattle, but Sam’s Club also is trying to make self-checkout easier.

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Hershey’s closing Michigan Avenue store

Hershey’s is closing its Michigan Avenue location to focus on bigger stores.

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Trump targets F-35, but aircraft means jobs in 45 states

President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to corral the “out of control” cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. But congressional Republicans and Democrats, aware of the tens of thousands of jobs the aircraft generates in 45 states, will be wary of any plans by Trump to cut the program.

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Wall Street’s old, unwanted bond salesmen find a home in Chicago

Arthur Main learned the hard way that Wall Street is a young person’s game. Now he’s at a small Chicago firm and considers himself lucky.

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Older workers get boost from federal training program, but do they get jobs?

A U.S. Department of Labor program helps unemployed, low-income seniors get part-time, paid positions and training at nonprofits or government agencies.

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Trump’s strategy on protecting American jobs rattles companies

President-elect Donald Trump has not yet been sworn in, but he’s already set the tone for how he will deal with companies as the nation’s chief executive.

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Cadillac condemns casting call that sought actors for ‘alt-right (neo-nazi)’ role in a Cadillac ad

General Motors was under fire this weekend after a casting call for Cadillac sought members of the controversial alt-right movement.

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Arne Duncan, wife buy $1.3M home on Hyde Park block of power hitters

Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and his wife, Karen, last month paid $1.3 million for a vintage two-story frame house in Hyde Park.

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