Chicago Tribune Daywatch


December 13, 2016 View email in browser

Lawmakers call for Illinois Lottery investigation after Tribune report

A Tribune report showed the Illinois Lottery’s biggest scratch-offs didn’t award 40% of grand prizes. Lawmakers are calling for an investigation.”If we say we have a game that’s going to pay X and it doesn’t pay X, then we’ve lied to the people who bought the tickets,” said Rep. Lou Lang.

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Ex-congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. files for divorce from ex-Ald. Sandi Jackson

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., 51, cited irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage, according to Cook County court records.

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Season’s first subzero cold could hit this week, then more snow

Remember “unseasonably warm?” Forget it. The groaning of winter has begun.

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2017 may be huge year for Chicago-area corporate mergers

The art of buying and selling companies will be on display next year; it’s shaping up to be a pretty vigorous season for corporate mergers and acquisitions.

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Trump selects Exxon Mobil CEO for secretary of state

Donald Trump has tapped Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the State Department, dismissing concerns about the businessman’s close ties to Russia.

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Pipeworks bottle shop to open — after 3 years of delays

“It seems with Pipeworks, things happen when they happen, but they happen at the right time,” said Chicago brewery co-founder Gerrit Lewis.

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Bulls considered giving up Jimmy Butler before draft to acquire Kris Dunn

Bulls liked Timberwolves guard Kris Dunn so much they considered trading Jimmy Butler before the draft.

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Is bone broth the next hot health trend?

Some people consider bone broth a magic elixir. But, as perhaps with anything advertised as a brand-new fix, you can’t simply add bone broth and expect good health.

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