Linear Technology expects rebound after weak quarter

By Eve Fan Shares of chip maker Linear Technology Corp. surged more than 6 percent Wednesday despite reporting a 13 percent drop in profit for its first fiscal quarter, after the company forecasted rising revenue in its second quarter. Net income dropped to $112.0 million in the first quarter ended Sept. 27, or 46 cents […]

CSX Posts Positive Earnings Despite Volume Challenges

By Arionne Nettles Rail transportation company CSX Corp. posted slightly better-than-expected quarterly earnings as cost-cutting more than offset falling sales. Net income at the second-largest U.S. railroad fell 0.4 percent to $507 million for the fiscal quarter ended Sept. 30, from $509 million in the year-ago period.

Video: Chicago’s Fashion Week “Made in Chicago”

By Jasmine Cen The Art of Fashion 2015 highlighted Chicago’s fashion week with local designers, slick looks and a push for neighborhood boutiques. organized the runway show to present work created by 11 Chicago-based designers included Borris Powell, Shernett Swaby, La Nisay, J.Toor, Alyce Paris and others.

Foods can pave the path to stress relief

By Jennifer Ball Dietitians recommend eating foods that are high in nutrients and low in calories to boost nutrition but also relieve stress. Vegetables can be a great source of nutrients without the adding extra calories to burn at the end of the day. This means opting for the salad bar instead of the ice […]

Series ends with a whimper at local Cardinals bar

Exterior of Tavern on Little Fort

By Nick Zazulia The Cubs-Cardinals broadcast began Tuesday with only a few hardcore fans at North Center’s Cards haven, Tavern on Little Fort. The number maxed out at maybe 20, about four or five times fewer than the number that gathered there for the first three games of the National League Division Series, according to […]

No state budget, no after-school programs for some Chicago students

After-school programming

By Kelan Lyons Eleven after-school programs in Chicago have shut down because of a lack of state funding for the Teen REACH program, according to estimates from the advocacy group ACT Now Coalition. Overall, about 10 percent of the 15,000 students across Illinois who benefit from the program have lost services,  a survey completed by […]

VIDEO: Fan flock to Ernie Banks statue

By Benji Cohen Prior to Game 4 of the National League Division Series, Cubs fans flocked to the statue of Ernie Banks to pay homage to a man who many is one of the organization’s all-time greatest players. Fans also shared their reactions about Mr. Cubs’ statue and how he might feel about the young and talented 2015 […]

Cubs fans hope to #flytheW after Game 4

By Brooke Rayford Cubs fans showed up deep in Wrigleyville, Chicago on Tuesday afternoon, with confidence that the Cubs would clinch game 4 to end the series against the St. Louis Cardinals. If the Cubs win the National League Division Series they will go on to play the winner of the Los Angeles Dodgers-New York […]