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Chicago Story: Trump Sends GOP Donors Spinning

FINANCE | By Julie Bykowicz | Aug 28
Many top donors boycotted or sulked their way through the national convention last month. And nearly every day, it seems, a Republican endorses Clinton, some promising financial help.

Measuring the Fallout From A Summer Full of Box-Office Flops

CORPORATE | By Jake Coyle | Aug 28
Hollywood's blockbuster machine frequently stalled and sputtered this summer, leaving behind a steady trail of misbegotten reboots, ill-conceived sequels and questionable remakes.

To Grow or Not? Some Successful Small Business Owners Say No

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Aug 27
When a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow. After a lot of soul-searching, many say no.

Kibbles 'n Bits Sales Suffer As Pet Owners Get Pickier

CORPORATE | Aug 26
Americans' increasingly picky tastes are affecting not just the bowls on their tables, but those on the floor: Kibbles 'n Bits sales are suffering.

Federal Judge Puts Starbucks Lawsuit on Ice

LEGAL | By Brian Melley | Aug 25
A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages.

Arkansas City Sued Over Hot Check Court Fines, Arrests

FINANCE | By Andrew DeMillo | Aug 24
A central Arkansas city is effectively operating a debtors' prison that imposes hefty fines and jail time for thousands of poor people whose checks bounce.

Illinois Latest State to Expand Domestic Workers' Rights

LEGAL | By Sophia Tareen | Aug 24
Left out of federal labor law written decades ago, nannies, housekeepers and private caregivers are gaining legal protections in a growing number of states.

As the Number of Freestanding ERs Grows, So Does Scrutiny

CORPORATE | By David Warren | Aug 24
Freestanding emergency centers have sprouted in recent years across the suburban landscape, taking root in affluent neighborhoods and directly challenging nearby medical clinics and hospitals.

Utah Restaurant Staff to Stop Open-Carrying Guns

CORPORATE | Aug 23
A Utah restaurant known for kilt-clad servers who openly carry firearms will have to keep them under wraps starting this week.

Farmers Seek Tax Credit for Donations to Food Pantries

FINANCE | By David Klepper | Aug 23
Each year New York farmers give millions of pounds of apples, squash, corn or other agricultural products to the state's food banks. Now they're looking to get some credit for those good deeds - a tax credit.

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