O'Tech CEO Jack O'Donnell lost 85 pounds and got off insulin by changing his diet and working out at Downsize Fitness.
Northwestern University's nearly $3 million settlement of fraud claims by the federal government protects the director of the school's cancer center, who allegedly failed to supervise a researcher who used grant money to cover personal expenses over a seven-year period.
Chicago's first clinic for pot patients is set to open next week, setting off a land rush of entrepreneurs as Gov. Pat Quinn signs a bill making Illinois the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana.
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The practice hurts sellers in particular because it allows brokers to more easily work both ends of a sale, possibly reducing the number of bidders and lowering offering prices, critics say.
Chicago's biggest hedge-fund investment manager finalized an agreement to buy an investment group from Credit Suisse that will nearly double its size and make it more competitive.
Alexander Paris, founder and longtime CEO of Barrington Research Associates Inc. in Chicago, died at home in Barrington Hills on July 22, the company announced today. He was 79.
(AP) — The stock market roared back to record highs on Thursday, driven by better news on the economy.
Also, a Glencoe home sells for $4.65 million, and a broker lists his River North row home.
(AP) — A former Goldman Sachs trader turned University of Chicago grad student was found liable Thursday in a fraud case brought by federal regulators in response to the 2007 mortgage crisis that helped push the country into recession.
The public got its first look at the developer's planned office development at 150 N. Riverside Plaza.
One grandson of restaurant founder Luigi Davino is suing another in federal court over use of the restaurant brand.
Engineer Bob Sinn of Thornton Tomasetti's Chicago office is working on the Kingdon Tower in Saudi Arabia, which will be the world's tallest building. But it isn't the most daunting project he's been part of.
Tenet Healthcare is paying about $582,000 per bed for Vanguard Health Systems' four Chicago-area hospitals, a price that's nearly a quarter higher than the median price paid for hospitals last year.
Also, Fresenius Medical Care resurrects its Schaumburg clinic plan, and Riverside Medical Center wants to defer a vote on its ER proposal.
Also, bar owner and real estate investor Timothy Glascott bought a Wicker Park building, and a residential/retail project is proposed for the vacant Edgewater Medical Center.
Sleepy's has opened 10 local stores and plans more than 100 more; discount high-end furniture store the Dump is setting up shop in Lombard.
(AP) — Jacob Kiferbaum admitted he and others with links to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich threatened to deny state permission for Naperville-based Edward Hospital's expansion unless it hired Kiferbaum's firm.
Gov. Pat Quinn's signature on the legislation, expected today, would make Illinois the 20th state and one of the biggest yet to legalize pot for patients, under certain conditions. The legislation creates a four-year pilot program allowing the creation of 22 cannabis cultivation centers and 60
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The Lisle company is acquiring a Milwaukee-based pharmacy benefit manager.