An expensive building The Wall Street Journal reports that the historic Chicago Board of Trade building has found a buyer. The price tag? Between $150 and $180 million, according to the paper (subscription required).
Growing pains for Groupon Chicago-based Groupon reported quarterly earnings for the first time since becoming a public company, and Wall Street was not impressed.
The price of news Crain’s Chicago says the Chicago Tribune is considering a “creative way” to charge for its content online.
A Fund without its founder The Cleveland International Fund has helped get a number of revitalization projects done in the city in recent years. Now, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the group is trying to carry on despite the indictment of its founder and leader.
Taking a bite out of crime Michigan governor Rick Snyder unveils his budget proposals today. Partner station Michigan Radio has a look at what’s expected to be in the budget, including an extra $45 million to fight crime. The Wall Street Journal says the new spending is meant to take on the state’s “deadly cities.”
Struggling schools A new report says Michigan schools face “alarming and persistent” problems, and it’s falling behind other states in education, according to MLive.
A dining destination reborn The Detroit Free Press has a great writeup of the history and rebirth of the city’s London Chop House, which was once considered among the top restaurants in the country.
Say it ain’t so Organizers have canceled a sled dog race in northern Michigan because of a lack of snow.