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School Closings in Chicago Area

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Find out if your school, business or daycare center is closed because of a weather emergency.
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The North Face now makes its popular ThermoBall winter jackets out of recycled materials

The North Face now makes its popular ThermoBall winter jackets out of recycled materials

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. The North Face...
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Natural gas prices rocket higher on cold weather forecast, jumping as much 20 percent

4 hours ago   |   CNBC

Natural gas prices surged in panicky and volatile morning trading, after the latest cold weather forecasts raised fears that the U.S. is heading for a potentially...
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Some Oregon pot stores consolidating to weather weak market

19 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Signs for Mr. Nice Guy, an ode to the 1998 stoner comedy "Half Baked," recently began popping up in Astoria, Oregon. The Daily Astorian reports that the marijuana retailer has...
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The best winter boots for men

The best winter boots for men

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. With a great...
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The best bike fenders you can buy

The best bike fenders you can buy

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. High-quality...
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Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

1 day ago   |   Miami Herald

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus....
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Trump Responds to Tragedy With Cruelty

1 day ago   |   The New Republic

On Friday afternoon, as several counties across California were being incinerated by late-season wildfires, President Donald Trump signed a declaration providing federal money...
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9 photos of world leaders standing in the rain to honor fallen soldiers

9 photos of world leaders standing in the rain to honor fallen soldiers

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump was criticized on Saturday for not attending a World War I memorial service about 50 miles from Paris because of rainy weather. The trip to Ainse-Marne...
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A mother and her 7-year-old son were left stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after their giant inflatable swan drifted from shore

A mother and her 7-year-old son were left stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after their giant inflatable swan drifted from shore

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Tara Myers, and her son, Brennan Saletta, decided to float on an inflatable swan raft off the shore of Bradenton, Florida, on October 21. Despite calm weather on the Gulf of...
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Macy's raises holiday profit outlook as online sales surge

Macy's raises holiday profit outlook as online sales surge

Macy's raised its annual earnings forecast on Wednesday, signaling a strong holiday shopping season ahead as it benefits from a growing online business and a revamped loyalty... Read more ...

The head of Victoria's Secret lingerie business is reportedly leaving the...

The head of Victoria's Secret lingerie business is reportedly leaving the company as it continues its downward spiral

The CEO of Victoria's Secret Lingerie is leaving the company, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Jan Singer, who has been with the company for two years, previously... Read more ...

Opioid epidemic costs state economy $2.7 billion per year, report finds

Opioid epidemic costs state economy $2.7 billion per year, report finds

Addiction keeps nearly 33,000 people out of the workforce each year, the report finds. Read more ...

Ford partners with Postmates and Walmart for autonomous grocery delivery in...

Ford partners with Postmates and Walmart for autonomous grocery delivery in Miami area

Ford, Walmart, and Postmates are teaming up to deliver groceries with autonomous cars in the Miami area, the three announced. Read more ...

New York City's top tabloids have weighed in on Amazon HQ2 - and they're...

New York City's top tabloids have weighed in on Amazon HQ2 - and they're leaning into the controversy

New York City's two major tabloids both sported front pages referencing the Amazon HQ2 news on Wednesday. The New York Post depicted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos as leaning out of a... Read more ...

Bloomingdale's is moving in on Sears' home turf

Bloomingdale's is moving in on Sears' home turf

Macy's- owned Bloomingdale's is partnering with LG Electronics to open a new store-in-store selling major appliances and TVs at its flagship location in New York. While... Read more ...

Uber follows Lyft in announcing a rewards program - here's how it works

Uber follows Lyft in announcing a rewards program - here's how it works

Uber has launched a four-tier rewards program that lets riders earn points for ride credit, free deliveries and more. Anyone can enroll in the program in select cities starting... Read more ...

A key game of the NFL season has been moved from Mexico City to LA after...

A key game of the NFL season has been moved from Mexico City to LA after players reportedly threatened not to play on terrible field

The NFL has moved Monday night's game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Kansas City Chiefs to Los Angeles due to terrible field conditions in Mexico City. The game was... Read more ...

Mike Pence grilled Myanmar leader Suu Kyi directly to her face over the...

Mike Pence grilled Myanmar leader Suu Kyi directly to her face over the Rohingya crisis

US Vice President Mike Pence and Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi held an awkward bilateral meeting in Singapore on Wednesday. Pence condemned the Myanmar military's ongoing... Read more ...

Theresa May braced for Cabinet resignations as she tells ministers to back...

Theresa May braced for Cabinet resignations as she tells ministers to back her Brexit deal

Theresa May to hold historic Cabinet meeting with senior ministers to discuss the draft Brexit deal. The prime minister will attempt to persuade ministers to back the deal amid... Read more ...