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Chicagoans will soon see television ads depicting McDonald's Happy Meals as a vehicle for abusive chicken welfare practices. The 30-second commercial — paid for by the Humane Society of the United States in a seven-figure ad campaign in the Chicago market — calls McDonald's children's meals “Unhappy... [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
Source Chicago Tribune – Business
American soccer fans weren't the only ones disappointed when a shocking defeat at the hands of Trinidad and Tobago prevented the U.S. men's team from qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. “We were nervous; we didn't know what to expect,” said Carlos Velasquez, store manager at Soccer 2000 in Downers... [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
Source Chicago Tribune – Business
Boeing and the U.S. Air Force anticipate delivery in October of the first KC-46 aerial refueling tanker, settling a disagreement over timing for the much-delayed $44.3 billion program, according to the service's No. 2 civilian official. The new schedule is two months earlier than the Air Force... [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
Source Chicago Tribune – Business
Dozens of half-built engines, more than twice the size of a car engine, stand in a row. They slowly roll ahead on a conveyor belt, stopping periodically as workers run quality checks, install fuel lines and tighten bolts with power wrenches. The San Antonio Express-News reports these engines, ranging... [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
Source Chicago Tribune – Business
Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, the prominent Chicago-based restaurant company known for restaurants like RPM Steak and R.J. Grunts, plans to phase out the use of plastic straws by Oct. 1. Lettuce Entertain You isn't the first to take this step. More than 100 Chicago-area restaurants and bars... [...]
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
Source Chicago Tribune – Business

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