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December 16, 2016 View email in browser

Ditching cable in 2017? What you need to know about streaming TV

A growing number of viewers are expected to turn in their cable boxes and make 2017 the year of the cord cutter.

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Miss a holiday shipping deadline? Retailers court procrastinating gift-givers

There are still ways to get online orders delivered to your home same-day — even on Christmas Eve.

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DeVry settles with FTC for $100 million, will reimburse students

DeVry has agreed to a $100 million settlement in an FTC lawsuit alleging the for-profit college promoted false job placement claims.

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President of Lisle investment firm indicted on fraud charges

The president of a local investment advising firm has been indicted after allegedly cashing in on $1 million he earned through a securities fraud scheme.

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Messy tables, long lines: Chipotle orders reboot

Chipotle is hurting because its customers are getting ticked off.

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Prison for wine shop owner who scammed customers — including hundreds in Illinois — out of $45M

A California wine shop owner accused of running a Ponzi scheme in which he allegedly bilked $45 million from customers to buy luxury cars, golf club memberships and online dates has been sentenced to 6½ years in prison.

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Huff, puff and explode: E-cigarette fires, injuries on rise

More Americans than ever are getting injured from exploding e-cigarettes, the FDA says. It’s the latest headache for an industry under fire.

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New rule requires Illinois hairstylists to watch for domestic violence

Under a new measure signed into law, hairstylists and related professionals will be required to learn how to recognize signs of domestic violence.

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