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Protests on Saturday, May 30, 2020 turned violent as some looters smashed store windows and stole merchandise. (Hugo Balta / WTTW News)

Mag Mile landlords dodge a new tax aimed at revitalizing the shopping strip following this summer’s unrest. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details on this story and more.

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The coronavirus pandemic is driving holiday shoppers in the U.S. online — and they’re expected to spend a record $12.7 billion on Cyber Monday. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details.

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The underutilized Foxconn plant that President Donald Trump once called “the Eighth Wonder of the World” gets a new customer. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker has details.

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The property tax bill for retail space at Trump Tower has doubled to a million dollars. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker joins us with that story and more.

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For the first time since it began flying to Chicago in 1985, Southwest Airlines will begin flying from O'Hare. Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker joins us with that story and more.

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Chicago’s Old Post Office on Oct. 21, 2019. (WTTW News)

Could the pandemic affect the Old Post Office’s leases with high-profile tenants? Crain’s Chicago Business reporter Danny Ecker joins us with the stories behind the headlines.

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While the players are students, college football is a major economic engine. It brings in hundreds of millions in revenue for universities and their athletic departments.

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The gleaming skyline that makes Chicago an architectural wonder is primarily made up of office towers. But those glassy marvels have been largely empty since March. A look at the prospects for downtown commercial real estate.

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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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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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Amazon’s push to build a massive network of warehouses to store and distribute goods may be moving into Bolingbrook, but the town’s mayor isn’t thrilled about it.

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The same Illinois privacy law that recently led Facebook to settle a class-action lawsuit for $550 million could trip up Google as well.

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St. Pius V School is listed as one of 30 Catholic schools included in th deal. (St. Pius V School / Facebook)

The Archdiocese of Chicago has struck a deal with a nonprofit backed by some of the city’s wealthiest donors to help address its financial challenges.

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The e-commerce giant keeps adding more warehouses across the country to store and distribute products, and it looks like Pullman is one of its next targets.

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

A Texas developer is set to make a bold bet in the Fulton Market District and hoping to help jumpstart Chicago’s life-sciences industry in the process.

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Soft drink giant PepsiCo has officially joined the party at the Old Post Office. The company signed an eight-year lease to move its Chicago office and 1,300 employees late next year to the redeveloped building.