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A rendering of a planned new Ryan Field in Evanston. (Credit: Northwestern University)

Northwestern University on Wednesday unveiled plans for a state-of-the-art $800 million stadium, which would replace the almost 100-year-old Ryan Field. 

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A rendering of 2301 N. Kingsbury. (Credit: Sterling Bay)

The developer behind the Lincoln Yards mega-project has plans for a large apartment building close by. A software company based in Finland is looking to hire more people in Chicago. And, the building owners of Tavern on Rush are eyeing an overhaul.

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State Farm hits Illinois auto customers with yet another price hike. Suburban apartments are seeing some major investment gains. And a look at what’s on the road ahead for electric truck maker Rivian.

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A cannabis cultivation facility. (WTTW News)

A new business venture from a co-founder of a Chicago weed giant fizzles. The company that gave up the Water Tower Place is now selling it’s big property across the street. And there’s some good news for landlords trying to fill suburban office spaces.

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A Ricketts family member takes on Google with a new search engine. New developments in Potbelly’s tortured history with a federal loan program.  And the Loop’s shopping district loses another big-name store in Old Navy.

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Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker goes behind the latest business headlines.

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McDonald’s is cooking up big changes for its franchise system. Yelp says it’s going with a fully remote workforce. And a city-backed panel wants to breathe new life into the LaSalle Street corridor.

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A legal brawl between Fifth Third Bank and federal regulators is underway; Walmart is hiring big time; and a new study says Cook County has earned itself a new title: climate change refuge. 

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Chicago-area retail stores hit record-high sales, but that's not without impacting online buying as Amazon looks to sublet warehouse space. Meanwhile, legal limbo over nearly 200 pot shop licenses could soon come to an end.

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State Farm customers will notice an increase in their car insurance rates once again; prices of new homes take the biggest leap in at least 15 years; and a Fulton Market developer has big plans for a property near one of the city's proposed casino sites.

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A New York firm adds a former Office Max Headquarters to its buying spree in Chicago; what’s next for the vacant office campus of a former publishing company; and inflation forces a Chicago-based food giant to get meaty.

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Sterling Bay is set to unveil its plans for the North Side megaproject. Danny Ecker has the details on that story and more.

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Commercial real estate sales see a split in Chicago as another Mag Mile building goes up for sale. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details on that story and more.

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The business district in Fulton Market is booming — and the West Loop could be the next location for a Metra station. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details on that story and more.

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Geico customers in Illinois will be paying more for car insurance. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details on that story and more.