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According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the city is planning a 12,000-seat arena at McCormick Place that could house the DePaul Blue Demons. The University of Chicago's Allen Sanderson breaks down the economics of a new stadium.

Elizabeth Brackett reports with reaction to President Obama's victory from his headquarters at McCormick Place.

Phil Ponce and his panel talk about President Obama’s election night party at McCormick Place. Watch the web-exclusive conversation.

Journalists from around the world converged on McCormick Place. Even though access was restricted, most reporters gave high marks to NATO summit organizers. Elizabeth Brackett reports.

Thousands of journalists from around the world are descending on the city. We take you inside McCormick Place to show you how the international media is getting ready to cover the event. 

As the NATO summit draws increasingly closer, Chicagoans are preparing for an influx of people traveling to protest the international gathering.

The NATO security perimeter around McCormick Place is disclosed. Does it protect protesters as well as NATO ministers? Carol Marin and her panel have the details.

Metra, Amtrak and South Shore trains will run under McCormick Place during the NATO summit next month, according to the Secret Service. Due to security measures, however, there may be delays. 

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Kris Kridel

Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM joins us to discuss the year's top business stories, including the protracted battle over corporate tax breaks.

Mike Madigan. Photo illustration by Sean McCabe. Courtesy of Crain’s Chicago Bus

A Crain's Chicago Business investigation is raising questions about how Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan handled McCormick Place bonds.  We hear from some of the key players about the explosive story.

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McCormick Place sees an immediate return after striking a major new union deal. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 joins us to discuss this, and more top business news.

Kris Kridel

Groupon hits the road to pitch its IPO to investors, while McCormick Place strikes a new, major union deal. Kris Kridel of WBBM Newsradio 780 joins us to discuss these stories and more top business headlines.