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Delivery driver Teddy Munz, of Williamstown, N.J., loads a food order at the WingKing resturant into his pick-up truck for delivery. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Shift in ordering takeout a sweet and sour tale

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s been a shift in how restaurants satisfy their patrons’ taste buds. The consequences are both sweet and sour. Eat24, GrubHub, Seamless, Delivery.com and a growing list of smaller online ordering […]

11/13/2013

Kevin Trudeau (AP File Photo)

TV pitchman jailed after jurors find him guilty

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors deliberated for less than an hour Tuesday before finding Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt in weeklong trial during which prosecutors accused the TV pitchman of lying in infomercials to boost […]

11/12/2013

This combination made from file photos shows Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, in Chicago on March 12, 2008, left, and One World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 5, 2013. (AP Photo)

1 World Trade Center named as tallest US building

CHICAGO (AP) — The new World Trade Center tower in New York will replace Chicago’s Willis Tower as the nation’s tallest building when it is completed next year, an international panel of architects announced Tuesday. […]

11/12/2013

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Malcolm X heirs seek to block diary publication

NEW YORK (AP) — Malcolm X’s heirs have gone to court to stop a Chicago company from publishing his diaries. X Legacy says in papers filed in Manhattan federal court that Third World Press is […]

11/09/2013

Renowned chef Charlie Trotter in the dining room of his restaurant in Chicago, Dec. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Rich Hein)

Wife: Trotter was treated for aneurysm, seizures

CHICAGO (AP) — The wife of Charlie Trotter says doctors discovered an aneurysm months before the acclaimed chef died and he was taking medicine to control seizures, his blood pressure and high cholesterol. Trotter was […]

11/08/2013

One World Trade Center rises above the lower Manhattan skyline in New York. Second in height is 4 World Trade Center, right. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Height of 1 World Trade Center debated in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Rising from the ashes of 9/11, the new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its powerfully symbolic height of 1,776 feet and become the tallest […]

11/08/2013

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Report finds IRS refunded $4B to identity thieves

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according […]

11/07/2013

Renowned chef Charlie Trotter in the dining room of his restaurant in Chicago, Dec. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Sun-Times Media, Rich Hein)

Cause of death for Trotter could take 2 months

CHICAGO (AP) — Charlie Trotter had built a reputation so stellar that the culinary world still had high expectations for the famed chef after he closed his award-winning namesake Chicago restaurant last summer. Trotter changed […]

11/06/2013

This Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 photo shows Marine Capt. Pravin Rajan after his arrival at San Diego International Airport in San Diego following in a tour of duty Afghanistan. Rajan was part of a group of 13 Marines that got a heroes welcome at Chicago's International Airport four days into a journey back home by of a small crowd of cheering USO volunteers, firefighters, police officers and others who work at the airport. Rajan says the reception he and his comrades received on their way to San Diego was "incredibly touching." (AP Photo/Courtesy of Pravin .Rajan, Sandhya Rajan)

13 Marines get impromptu Chicago airport welcome

CHICAGO (AP) — It didn’t matter that the 13 Marines on their way home from Afghanistan had been fighting in a war that no longer dominates the news or that they were stopping only for […]

11/06/2013

Jenifer Trotter, sister-in-law to Chicago Chef Charlie Trotter, places a bouquet of flowers with candles on the steps of Trotter's former restaurant after friends and former employees placed them there after a candle light tribute to Trotter, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Chicago. Trotter, 54, died Tuesday, a year after closing his namesake Chicago restaurant that was credited with putting his city at the vanguard of the food world and training dozens of the nation's top chefs, including Grant Achatz and Graham Elliot. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Culinary world mourns death of Charlie Trotter

CHICAGO (AP) — Charlie Trotter had built a reputation so stellar that the culinary world still had high expectations for the famed chef after he closed his award-winning namesake Chicago restaurant last summer. Trotter changed […]

11/06/2013

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