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Baxter 3Q earnings slip as costs offset higher sales

United adding Wi-Fi to regional jets

Sears Canada names new CEO

Domino's to offer $1 pizzas in celebration of 100th Chicago store

1871 completes office expansion, adds new programming

The 1871 technology center officially opened its newly-expanded Merchandise Mart offices on Tuesday.

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity funded the $2.5 million expansion that increased 1871’s space at the Merchandise Mart by 50 percent to 75,000 square feet, according to the Governor’s Office. In total, 1871’s larger space will allow the digital startup hub to house about 400 companies.


Allstate hires Mayerfeld to oversee investments

AT&T bringing superfast Internet speeds to Chicago

CME Group to cut 150 jobs

Tribune Media to buy back $400 million in stock

McDonald's now takes cash, credit and American Express rewards points