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September 17, 2020 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: Amazon Begins Hiring Binge in Chicago

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The e-commerce giant is opening more distribution centers in Chicago — and plans to hire thousands. Crain’s Chicago Business Editor Ann Dwyer joins us with the stories behind the headlines.

September 14, 2020 - Full Show

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COVID-19 in Illinois: 1,462 New Cases, 14 Additional Deaths

Pedestrians in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood on a September day. (WTTW News)

More than 1,400 new cases of the coronavirus and 14 deaths were reported Sunday by state health officials, bringing statewide totals to 261,371 cases and 8,309 deaths since the first infection was reported in Illinois in late January.

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Crain’s Headlines: $10 Million Condo Buyer Sues Vista Tower

The developer for what will be Chicago’s third-largest tower is getting sued by a prospective buyer. Crain’s Chicago Business Editor Ann Dwyer joins us with the stories behind the headlines.

September 7, 2020 - Full Show

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COVID-19 in Illinois: 2,806 New Cases Saturday, Nearly 62,000 Tests Conducted

People wearing face masks walk along a street in downtown Chicago on Sept. 2, 2020. Officials concerned about the possibility for a spike in COVID-19 infections over the Labor Day weekend are reminding residents to wear masks and practice social distancing. (WTTW News)

More than 2,800 new cases of the coronavirus and 23 deaths were reported Saturday by state health officials, bringing totals to 248,177 cases and 8,166 deaths since the first confirmed infection was reported in the state in late January.

September 3, 2020 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: Palmer House Hit with $338 Million Foreclosure Suit

Chicago’s second-largest hotel is hit with a $338 million foreclosure lawsuit, proving it's not immune from the pandemic’s effects on the hospitality industry. 

August 31, 2020 - Full Show

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2 Police Officers, Suspect Shot During Traffic Stop in Homan Square

(WTTW News)

Police officers exchanged gunfire during a traffic stop early Sunday on the city’s West Side, according to the Chicago Police Department. Both officers and the suspect are being treated for their injuries.

1,992 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois, 11 Additional Deaths

State surpasses 4 million coronavirus tests

Shoppers walk past a string of boarded-up stores along Michigan Avenue on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Shopping along the retail-heavy strip and elsewhere in the city has taken a hit from the pandemic and also recent looting due to unrest. (WTTW News)

Those whose deaths were reported Sunday ranged in age from their 30s to their 80s, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. They were residents of Cook, Bureau, Lake and Madison counties.

Suburban Cook County Among 30 Illinois Counties at COVID-19 Warning Level: IDPH

State reports 1,880 new virus cases Saturday, 11 additional deaths

An IDPH map shows counties considered to be at a warning level for COVID-19 (orange) and counties that are stable (blue). Note that Chicago and suburban Cook are each considered a separate “county” by health officials tracking the virus. (IDPH)

State health officials on Friday reported another 10 counties, including suburban Cook, are showing warning signs of increased risk for COVID-19. And on Saturday, the state passed a grim milestone: more than 8,000 virus-related deaths.

August 27, 2020 - Full Show

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August 25, 2020 - Full Show

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Crain’s Headlines: City Seeking Developers for South, West Side Commercial Districts

The city hunts for real estate developers for commercial corridors on the South and West sides, but will developers bite? Crain’s Chicago Business Editor Ann Dwyer joins us with the stories behind the headlines.

August 24, 2020 - Full Show

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