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July 29, 2016 View email in browser

Mag Mile seeing changes along with record-high rents



Average asking rents on Michigan Avenue are at an all-time high, according to a report from real estate firm CBRE.

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Do Wicker Park, Bucktown need private security officers?



A debate has erupted over whether to use private security to help patrol the busiest streets in two of Chicago's trendiest neighborhoods, Bucktown and Wicker Park.

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New cable company Layer3 TV to take on Comcast, Chicago-area cord-cutters



Layer3 TV is launching a new cable service in Chicago, hoping to take on Comcast and deter cord-cutters with what it touts as a better pay-TV experience.

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Law professor points out the holes in your retirement plan



Chicago-Kent College of Law professor William Birdthistle in his book, "Empire of the Fund: The Way We Save Now," argues mutual funds let people down.

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As boomers retire, knowledge transfer is key



I JUST WORK HERE: Retiring boomers have made "knowledge transfer" a crucial issue for companies.

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SABMiller board recommends AB InBev's new $104 billion offer



SABMiller's board unanimously recommended Anheuser-Busch InBev's improved $104 billion takeover offer, paving the way for the biggest acquisition in the history of the beer industry.

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'Harry Potter' is back — and so is the bookstore hoopla we haven't seen since 2007



On Saturday night, bookstores across the U.S. will do something they haven't done in a long while: Host late-night parties for masses of Muggles.

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Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday: All 10 of the chain's Illinois restaurants abruptly close



All 10 Illinois Ruby Tuesday restaurants closed their doors Wednesday, including four suburban Chicago locations.

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