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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Hailey R. Staker)

A Northwestern researcher known for developing wearable technology has received a $10 million federal grant to create a potentially life-saving implantable device for people with opioid use disorder. 

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Former Exelon CEO Anne Pramaggiore, who retired Tuesday (Exelon / Facebook)

Former Exelon CEO Anne Pramaggiore is in line for $7.7 million in benefits after her abrupt resignation Tuesday amid a federal investigation of the company’s Springfield lobbying practices. 

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot is floating a new plan to make the Chicago casino a property owned jointly by the city and the state. But the idea is getting a cool reception in Springfield. 

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Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg speaks during a news conference after the company’s annual shareholders meeting at the Field Museum in Chicago, on Monday, April 29, 2019. (AP Photo / Jim Young, Pool)

Boeing announced that it has stripped CEO Dennis Muilenburg of his title as chairman of the board, a move the company says will allow him to focus more on fixing its troubled 737 Max jets. 

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Commonwealth Edison and its parent Exelon have received a grand jury subpoena requiring records of communications with state Sen. Martin Sandoval, among others.  

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American Airlines is pushing back the expected return of its Boeing 737 Max jets into next year. The airline says it expects to slowly bring the plane back into its schedule starting Jan. 16.

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In this July 24, 2017 file photo, a Caterpillar excavator rests at a housing construction site in North Andover, Mass. Caterpillar Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo / Elise Amendola, FIle)

Caterpillar stock sagged toward a one-month low Tuesday. Concern over slowing global economies drove the bellwether industrial stock downward. 

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John Kirk, right, a 20-year-employee, pickets with co-workers outside the General Motors Fabrication Division, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Parma, Ohio. (AP Photo / Tony Dejak)

The General Motors strike now entering its fourth week is rippling across the economy, from parts suppliers to bars, restaurants and other businesses that serve employees who now find themselves tight on cash.

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(J.B. Spector / Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago)

Ken Griffin has buildings, gallery wings and exhibitions named after him in Palm Beach, New York and Chicago. Now the local hedge fund billionaire’s latest gift of $125 million will put his name on an entire museum.

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The lovable losers aren’t as popular as they used to be — at least if TV ratings are any guide. Two back-to-back end-of-season collapses helped drive down TV ratings for the 2019 season. 

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A key gauge of U.S. manufacturing strength has registered the lowest reading in more than 10 years as exports dove amid the escalating trade war.

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The Ferris wheel at Navy Pier (WTTW News)

Lori Healy, the head of the agency that runs McCormick Place and Navy Pier, is joining Clayco, a real estate, architecture and construction firm. 

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An item from Alinea’s menu in 2015. (Lou Stejskal / Flickr)

Michelin, the global fine dining guide, granted its prestigious star awards Thursday to a swath of Chicago restaurants, this year bestowing the honor on 25 local venues. That’s up from 22 last year.

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A Jimmy John’s sandwich shop in Urbana, Illinois. (Wikimedia Commons)

The corporate parent of Arby’s, Sonic Drive-Ins and Buffalo Wild Wings is adding Jimmy John’s to its widening roster of restaurant chains.

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Investors in municipal bonds are increasingly weighing the effects of climate change in their calculations, and a new report out Tuesday from Moody’s Investor Service indicates Illinois bonds are not going to benefit from the new math.

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U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley announces $100 million in federal funding for a major Chicago Transit Authority project. The most visible portion of the project – the Belmont Avenue flyover – is scheduled to begin within days.