Kevin Tibbles, NBC News, reports negotiations are expected to continue in Chicago today as the strike heads into it second day.
Chicago's teachers hit the picket lines today, and classes are shut down after the city and its teachers union failed to reach a new contract agreement, with NBC's Jay Gray. Are government unions going to bankrupt America, with Phil Kerpen, American Commitment president, and Dan Montgomery, Illinois Federation of Teachers president.
NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports the latest details on a decision by Chicago teachers to strike after a confrontation between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and organized labor.
TrueCar.com, an automotive information website, conducted a study of the most popular vehicles in the most affluent zip codes. Check out what they found.
Retail gasoline prices in the U.S. Midwest were as much as 50 cents higher than in the rest of the country this week, and a number of contributing factors are to blame.
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D), shares perspective on the state of the U.S. economy, Chicago's "diverse economy" and President Obama¿s policies.
Chicago Cubs owner and chairman of Incapital Tom Ricketts, shares his opinions on how investors can organize their portfolios in a low-rate economy.
For every Michael Jordan, there are dozens who have just a brief moment in the sun. Read ahead to see athletes who faded away after their 15 minutes of fame.
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U.S. exports are almost certain to hit a record high in 2012, remaining one of the anchors of the nation’s economic recovery. See the list of busiest land, water, and air trade hubs.
TripAdvisor looked at the busiest U.S. airports and user-generated reviews to see which ones were rated the best by the general flying public.
If you’re a professional athlete, injuries are almost guaranteed. However, sometimes the off-field injuries are so bizarre they become noteworthy.
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The real estate website Trulia recently released its Winter 2012 Metro Movers report. What follows are 10 desirable neighborhoods that tend to fly under the radar in their major American cities.
To get an indication of how stretched renters are in each market, the data team at John Burns Real Estate Consulting looked at the rent-to-income ratios in 40 major U.S. cities.
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Neighborhood taverns, which for generations were cornerstones of Chicago's ethnic communities, are being squeezed out by the economy, gentrification, changing tastes and city regulations that make it more difficult to operate in residential areas.