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  The Standard and Poor's 500 closed at another five-year high Thursday after the stock market got a boost from reports suggesting the outlook for economic growth may be improving. The S&P 500 rose 11.10 points to 1,472.12, its highest close since...

Stocks gain, pushing S&P 500 to five-year high

Updated: 1/10/2013 03:05 PM

  Few investors have more riding on Best Buy Co.'s holiday sales than founder Richard Schulze. If they perform poorly his efforts to take the world's largest consumer-electronics retailer private will become harder. He may be disappointed tomorrow,...

Holiday sales drop seen for Best Buy may hurt Schulze buyout bid

Updated: 1/10/2013 08:56 AM Inc., the largest online retailer, will offer digital copies of CDs bought on its site, as it competes with Apple Inc. and Google Inc. to attract music lovers choosing to store their music on the Web.The new service, called Amazon...

Amazon adding digital music copies to CDs bought via web store

Updated: 1/10/2013 09:19 AM

  The New York City brokerage firm that lost 658 employees in the Sept. 11 terror attacks announced that it will "adopt" 19 schools in communities hit hard by Superstorm Sandy and will give each family in those schools $1,000 to spend as they see fit.

NYC firm hit hard on 9/11 gives $10M in Sandy aid

Updated: 1/10/2013 06:59 AM

  Automaker BMW AG says its worldwide sales rose nearly 11 percent to a new record last year, helped by strong demand in China and the U.S. for its luxury cars.

BMW says sales up nearly 11 percent in 2012

Updated: 1/10/2013 06:11 AM

  For 30 years, Jack Lew has had a hand in some of the biggest economic deals negotiated in Washington. What awaits him if he's confirmed as treasury secretary could far exceed any challenge of the past - a triple-decked potential crisis that will...

Obama picks Lew for Treasury as fiscal issues loom

Updated: 1/10/2013 06:47 PM

  Fifteen suburban lawmakers left public office when the legislative session ended this week in Springfield. We owe them thanks for their dedication to what can be a frustrating job, a Daily Herald editorial says.

Editorial: To our departing lawmakers, thank you

Updated: 1/10/2013 07:32 AM

  Add Grammy-winning R&B singer Fantasia to the growing list of musical acts heading to New Orleans Super Bowl weekend. Sherri Shepherd, host of ABC's "The View," and Grammy-winning gospel musician Kirk Franklin, are hosting the Super Bowl Gospel...

Fantasia to headline Super Bowl gospel concert

Updated: 1/10/2013 08:38 AM

  Adele is coming to the Golden Globes. The executive producer of the show says the 24-year-old Grammy-winning pop star is set to make her first post-baby appearance at Sunday's ceremony, where she is nominated for original song for the James Bond...

Adele to make post-baby debut at Golden Globes

Updated: 1/10/2013 06:42 AM

  A water main break will result in the closure of two streets in Des Plaines from 11 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, until 6 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, so that repairs can be made, city officials warned late Thursday. Oakton Street will be closed between River...

Des Plaines water main break closes streets

Updated: 1/10/2013 04:38 PM

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