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  1. 1.
    10/25/21: Enormous estate goes for sale
    38:22
  2. 2.
    10/21/21: The newest "Why didn't I think of that?" housing idea
    33:54
  3. 3.
    10/20/21: Taking holiday parties off pause
    21:36
  4. 4.
    10/19/21: Behind Chicago's commercial property dealings
    18:59
  5. 5.
    10/18/21: Politics and power moves around Chicago
    40:38
  6. 6.
    10/14/21: First peek at Trib Tower redux
    34:08
  7. 7.
    10/13/21: Sweet solution for the Mag Mile
    20:21
  8. 8.
    10/12/21: You may have to pay up front for that hospital visit
    18:58
  1. 9.
    10/11/21: Chicago's popularity among travelers persists
    31:58
  2. 10.
    10/07/21: The Great Fire razed Chicago; architects raised it up.
    35:57
  3. 11.
    10/06/21: Cash assistance in hand at Cook County?
    24:39
  4. 12.
    10/05/21: A bird's-eye view on startups
    17:22
  5. 13.
    10/04/21: The cars are coming back downtown
    34:25
  6. 14.
    09/29/21: Bears seal the deal in Arlington Heights
    21:44
  7. 15.
    09/29/21: Pharmacy workers feel the burnout, too
    18:11
  8. 16.
    09/28/21: Feast or famine on TikTok
    19:30
  9. 17.
    09/27/21: Fulton Market remains red-hot
    38:54
  10. 18.
    09/23/21: Home prices keep breaking records
    32:13
  11. 19.
    09/22/21: Pressure mounting at AbilityLab
    16:32
  12. 20.
    09/21/21: You need style points to build in Chicago
    20:29
  13. 21.
    09/20/21: What this new energy law means
    31:35
  14. 22.
    09/16/21: Putting a block on Airbnb
    37:13
  15. 23.
    09/15/21: More shoppers go antiquing
    17:38
  16. 24.
    09/14/21: The Catch-22 of ivermectin
    37:37
  17. 25.
    09/13/21: Lessons from 9/11
    25:20
  18. 26.
    09/09/21: Late-era Frank Lloyd Wright for sale
    32:51
  19. 27.
    09/08/21: COVID's shadow on Willis Tower
    22:20
  20. 28.
    09/07/21: COVID stress too much for health workers
    34:44
  21. 29.
    09/02/21: Top-shelf housing is booming
    26:26
  22. 30.
    09/01/21: Restaurants that somehow opened during COVID
    16:43
  23. 31.
    08/31/21: Schools come back with new and old baggage
    16:23
  24. 32.
    08/30/21: For students, last year's problems are also next year's
    28:11
  25. 33.
    08/26/21: Homebuyers flock to the city
    37:53
  26. 34.
    08/25/21: Hyatt trading business attire for flip-flops
    15:52
  27. 35.
    08/24/21: Will Pfizer approval open the floodgates on mandates?
    16:12
  28. 36.
    08/23/21: Businesses confront new round of mask mandates
    32:45
  29. 37.
    08/19/21: These unusual Illinois homes found a buyer
    24:03
  30. 38.
    08/18/21: Why diversity is the future of tech
    17:19
  31. 39.
    08/17/21: How plastic ends up on your plate
    20:14
  32. 40.
    08/16/21: Will billionaire Neil Bluhm bet on a Chicago casino?
    38:29
  33. 41.
    08/12/21: Affordable housing can finally be built near Illinois’ community colleges
    28:01
  34. 42.
    08/11/21: Lawsuit challenges Illinois’ school mask mandate
    16:41
  35. 43.
    08/10/21: Why businesses are choosing State Street over Mag Mile
    17:13
  36. 44.
    08/09/21: How sports betting could change the game at Wrigley Field
    28:55
  37. 45.
    08/05/21: Chicago’s hot housing market may finally be cooling off
    38:32
  38. 46.
    08/04/21: Has Portillo’s found the recipe for success?
    17:38
  39. 47.
    08/03/21: Why some Chicago companies are testing a 4-day work week
    17:05
  40. 48.
    08/02/21: Delta variant throws wrench into return to office plans
    40:31
  41. 49.
    07/29/21: Why Chicago’s real estate boom isn’t a bubble
    38:35
  42. 50.
    07/28/21: What’s inside Chicago’s tentative police union contract
    19:51

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