Daily Archive : Tuesday August 29, 2017




    Tens of thousands of people packed the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont for Wizard World Comic Con Chicago.

    World Comic Con Chicago brings out the kid in everyone

    An array of expos and conventions take place throughout the suburbs. One, more lighthearted convention that draws tens of thousands of visitors annually is Wizard World Comic Con Chicago.At the end of August, people packed the four-day event held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont.Participants perused endless aisles of T-shirts, artwork, books and games featuring their favorite characters. They also enjoyed the wide range of entertainment, including video game tournaments, virtual reality displays and Saber Legion combats.Looking aheadThere are many other trade shows and expos coming up in the suburbs. Here are a few of the highlights. SMTA International Electronics Exhibition: Sept. 19, 20 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont.SMTA International is a two-day event that showcases products like automotive electronics, semiconductor process technology, 3D-integration, Nanobio for life sciences etc. in the automation & robotics, electronics & electrical goods industries.Global Food Equipment & Technology Show: Sept. 19-22 at McCormick Place, Chicago.A four-day event that showcases products like dairy, bakery and snacks, meat/poultry/seafood, confectionery, fruit and vegetable, beverages in the food & beverage industry.Health & Fitness Expo: Sept. 24 at Soldier Field, Chicago.Health & Fitness Expo showcases products from ayurvedic & herbal, medical and pharmaceutical industries. The expo focuses on the health, fitness and wellness of runners and endurance athletes.Path to Purchase Expo: Sept. 26-28 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont.Marketers, retailers and agency professionals attend the industry educational conference and trade show to learn actionable strategies that influence decision-making along the path to purchase. Attendees will collaborate with more than 120 exhibitors to find solutions that increase sales through research and insights, point of purchase displays, merchandising tools, loyalty programs, digital and mobile engagement, and augmented and virtual reality.Hida Streamlining Healthcare Conference & Exhibition: Sept. 26-28 at Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Rosemont.A three-day event that showcases a wide range of products and services such as various health care products and services health care equipments, medical products and services and many more in the medical and pharmaceutical industry.Cwieme Chicago: Oct. 3-5 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont.CWIEME Chicago exhibits coil winding, insulation and electrical manufacturing exhibitions that are extremely narrow focused events that are devoted to components, machinery and materials used in the manufacture and repair of electric coils, motors and transformers. The largest display of coil winding, electrical manufacturing equipment and electrical insulations materials under one roof in North America.Mecum Auction: Oct. 5-7 at Schaumburg Convention Center, Schaumburg.Mecum Auctions, the world’s largest collector-car auction company, will return to Schaumburg with an estimated 1,000 classic and collector cars on offer. This year’s lineup will be highlighted by an unprecedented selection of high-quality American muscle cars among the vast array of offerings including Corvettes, Hot Rods, Resto Mods, classics and more.• We are looking to profile and highlight trade shows and expos in the area. Send information and pictures to Editor Kim Mikus at kmikus@dailyherald.com.

    Elgin entrepreneur Kevin Echevarria will expand his Local-Vore business into the former Smooth Fox bar building at 51 S. Grove Ave., which he eventually plans to buy.

    Elgin entrepreneur moving into former Smooth Fox building

    Elgin entrepreneur Kevin Echevarria is expanding his business into the downtown building that used to house the now-closed Smooth Fox bar.

    The flag of Texas flies outside the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, in New York. The exchange has committed more than $1 million for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. U.S. stocks are following other global market indexes lower Tuesday after investors were shaken up by North Korea's launch of a midrange ballistic missile that crossed over northern Japan and fell into the Pacific Ocean. (AP Photo Peter Morgan)

    Asian stocks higher as investors shrug off N. Korea tensions

    Asian stocks were higher as investors hunted for bargains and shrugged off geopolitical tensions a day after North Korea fired a missile that flew over northern Japan

    FILE - In this Monday, June 5, 2017, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Cook has collected $89.6 million from a lucrative 10-year deal that he signed as an incentive to keep the iPhone maker at the forefront of the technology industry after he took over the reins in 2011 from company co-founder Steve Jobs. The windfall detailed in a Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, regulatory flowed from 560,000 Apple shares sold during the past week. Apple set aside $46.4 million to cover Cook's taxes. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

    Apple CEO Tim Cook reaps $89.6M windfall from long-term deal

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has collected $89.6 million from a lucrative 10-year deal that he signed as an incentive to keep the iPhone maker at the forefront of the technology industry after he took over the reins in 2011 from company co-founder Steve Jobs

    Taboo, center, and Native American musicians raise their fists in protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline as they arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    Tribes say Dakota Access pipeline overstates shutdown impact

    American Indian tribes hoping to convince a federal judge to turn off the Dakota Access pipeline maintain in last-minute court filings that the project's developer overstated potential impacts of a shutdown

    Dr. Mark Goodwin, second from right, conducts a procedure in the catheterization lab at Edward Hospital in Naperville. Dr. Goodwin is looking forward to next fall, when he and other cardiologists will have a new innovation center to conduct testing, research, treatment team meetings and patient consultations.

    Edward Hospital plans specialty cardiac innovation center

    Edward Hospital in Naperville is planning a Cardiac Innovations & Structural Heart Center to diagnose, treat and research abnormalities of the heart’s structure.

    United Continental Holdings could take a $265 million financial hit from Hurricane Harvey because of the Chicago-based airline’s reliance on Houston as one of its biggest hubs.

    United Airlines could take $265 million hit from Harvey

    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings is likely to take at least a $265 million financial hit from Hurricane Harvey because of the carrier’s reliance on Houston as one of its biggest hubs, an airline analyst said.


    Analyst estimates United could take big hit from Harvey

    Analyst says United Airlines could lose $266 million from Harvey due to canceled flights that won't be made up

    In this Monday, May 22, 2017, photo, Edward Calixto walks out of a Best Buy store with his purchased LED TV, in Hialeah, Fla. Best Buy Co., Inc. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

    Best Buy rolls out consulting service at people's homes

    Best Buy rolls out free service to recommend TVs and more at people's homes

    Euroview Enterprises, a manufacturer and distributor of glass shower doors for commercial and residential applications, recently leased 47,861 square feet at 342 Carol Lane in Elmhurst.

    Euroview leases Elmhurst space for expansion
    Darwin Realty recently represented an institutional investor in a lease of 47,861 square feet at 342 Carol Lane in Elmhurst to Euroview Enterprises, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of glass shower doors for commercial and residential applications.

    Alice Kelly

    Kelly, Jones join Ice Miller’s Intellectual Property Group
    Ice Miller LLP announced Alice Kelly, of counsel, and Shyla Jones, associate, have joined the firm’s Intellectual Property Group in the Chicago office.

    Dino Damalas

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons names two new executives
    The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has appointed Dino Damalas to the position of chief operating officer and Paul Haisman to chief information officer, technology and data services.


    Firm picks Zebra touch computer for airport logistic centers

    Bradford Airport Logistics has selected Zebra Technologies’ TC70 touch computer to optimize its delivery process, increase worker productivity and improve customer satisfaction.


    Molex earns supplier award from Carlton-Bates

    Molex has been awarded the 2016 Supplier Excellence award by Carlton-Bates for its annual growth.


    Motorola Solutions completes Kodiak acquisition

    Motorola Solutions has completed the acquisition of Kodiak Networks, a privately held provider of broadband push-to-talk for commercial customers.


    Designer Shoe Warehouse opens in Evergreen Park

    Footwear and accessories retailer DSW Inc. has opened a new store at Evergreen Plaza, 9690 S. Western Space in Evergreen Park.


    Auto parts company expanding to supply Indiana GM plant

    An auto parts supplier says it will expand its Indiana operations to provide components for the General Motors truck assembly plant in Fort Wayne

Life & Entertainment



    Keep Air Force One on the ground

    Columnist Ed Murnane: One of the most misguided, useless — and possibly disruptive — but common and typical events in American politics — appears set to take place today.

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    Trump risks military lives, political future in Afghanistan

    Columnist Donald Lambro: President Trump’s plan to send more U.S. troops into Afghanistan means that our 16-year-old war against the Taliban terrorists will continue for years to come.


    With the Arpaio pardon, Trump deepened the moral damage to the GOP
    Columnist Michael Gerson: Repetition is the enemy of maintaining proper distinctions. It is a short road from being serially outraged to being slightly bored to being completely inured.


    Shakespeare revisited
    An Arlington Heights letter to the editor: A writer to the Daily Herald is concerned about too much coverage of gay issues, and cites Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet as an example of love between a man and woman.


    Leaders defy labels and stand up for what’s right
    A Lakeview letter to the editor: When a bully is on a playground terrorizing other children and a bystander stands up to defend the bullied child, no one would think to suggest that there should be any blame for the bystander for doing what is right.


    Elites focus on politics while ignoring real issues
    An Elk Grove Village letter to the editor: For the past eight years, we have had a foreign policy based in appeasement, extremely questionable over-regulated economic policies and an agenda bent on changing and redefining our social and cultural structure, all courtesy of Ivy League-heavy, smartest-people-in-the-room types.


    Roskam internship unforgettable job
    A Naperville letter to the editor: It was truly an honor and privilege to intern for Congressman Peter Roskam this summer in Washington D.C. The spectacle that is the United States Congress is amazing to witness and a once-in-a-lifetime experience.


    Today’s Opinion Page editorial cartoon
    Today’s Daily Herald Opinion page editorial cartoon


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