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Quention Curtis of the Black Fire Brigade (WTTW News)

The Chicago Fire Department has long been overwhelmingly white, but that’s changing, in part due to discrimination lawsuits and, more recently, with the help of group that mentors and trains young first responders.

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If you needed to build a business, how quickly could you pull together a plan? What if you had to do it without access to the internet? These men did just that – in an atypical setting. Here’s how.

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Chicago real estate developer Sterling Bay is looking to cash out on the fast-food giant’s headquarters. 

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Global stock markets lost more than $3 trillion in value this week as investors fled amid growing concerns of a coronavirus pandemic. So what’s the outlook for the U.S. economy?

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A photo of 150 N. Riverside Plaza, center. (Steven Vance / Flickr)

The Chicago firms that built a prominent West Loop skyscraper three years ago are shopping for a new investor to recapitalize the property or even buy it.

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Paul Krugman appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (WTTW News)

A conversation with with the Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times opinion columnist about his new book, “Arguing With Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future.”

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© Raimond Spekking / CC BY-SA 4.0 (via Wikimedia Commons)

United Airlines has withdrawn its guidance to Wall Street on full-year 2020 revenue and earnings. The Chicago-based airline cited heightened uncertainty over duration and spread of the coronavirus and its potential effect on overall air travel demand.

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(Martijn / Flickr)

More and more states are legalizing marijuana, but the number of women involved in the cannabis industry keeps dropping. What can Chicago do to buck that trend?

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Monday’s market reaction to the coronavirus signaled concern that stricter methods to control its spread would further throttle global supply chains. (WTTW News via CNN)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down more than 1,000 points Monday — the worst one-day performance in two years for the blue-chip index, as fears increased over the global economic shock of coronavirus.

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State Street in Chicago (WTTW News)

Every year, millions of people visit State Street in the heart of Chicago’s Loop. But is the street working the way it should? That’s the question the Chicago Loop Alliance is asking as it considers what State Street could be.

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The feds say Outcome Health founder Rishi Shah has more money than he claims.

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Cubs fans outside Wrigley Field in Chicago. (WTTW News)

The days of watching the Cubs on TV for free are long gone. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker tells us about the Marquee Sports Network – and what it means for Cubs fans in Chicago.

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In this photo taken Monday, March 11, 2019, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built for TUI Group sits parked in the background at right at Boeing Co.’s Renton Assembly Plant in Renton, Washington. (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren)

Boeing is inspecting more than 400 stored 737 Max jets after discovering tools, rags and other debris left in the fuel tanks of newly built planes.

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Two Chicago nonprofits that offer training and support to local tech firms have struck a deal to create a one-stop shop for them.

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The WasteShed in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood. (WTTW News)

When it comes to recycling, Chicago doesn’t have the best track record. But one nonprofit on the city’s West Side is working to change that – and in the process, offer a wide range of art supplies and materials at an affordable price.

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Chicago’s Fulton Market District in 2015. (Seth Anderson / Flickr)

A fast-growing construction and design firm is buying almost a full city block near the eastern end of the Fulton Market District.