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Kris Kridel

CME is being investigated after client funds go missing at MF Global. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM joins us to discuss that, the latest unemployment report and other top business stories.

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At last, Illinois lawmakers voted Tuesday to give CME and Sears $100 million in combined tax breaks, as well as substantial tax breaks to the working poor.

Tax Breaks

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Illinois State Capitol Building

Sears and the CME group are a step closer to getting their tax breaks. You might be too. We hear from two state senators who will vote on Tuesday.

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Kris Kridel

The Chicago Sun-Times may be getting new owners, and unemployment rates are the lowest since 2009. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has those stories and more top business headlines.

Corporate Tax Breaks

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State Capitol

Did the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Sears get the big tax breaks they've been hoping for? We review today's special session in Springfield.

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Kris Kridel

Record Black Friday sales boosted retailers and helped stocks snap a seven-day losing streak. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM has that story, and more top business headlines.

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Illinois State Capitol Building

Speeding cameras are among the high-profile items on the docket Wednesday as the fall veto session winds down in Springfield. We have the latest from the capital.

Tax Breaks?

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Are tax breaks for Chicago financial exchanges on the way? Gov. Pat Quinn says only if there's tax relief for working families. But can the state afford either? Our panel weighs in.

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