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Investigating company claims after the tax cut

Immediately after the tax cut passed in December, companies like Walmart, AT&T, Boeing, Comcast, and Wells Fargo began announcing how they would invest in employees and facilities. Many of these

Barlett & Steele Gold Award: How we did it

Sam Roe, Ray Long and Karisa King of Chicago Tribune won the 2017 Barlett & Steele gold award for “Dangerous Doses.” Their two-year investigation exposed the failure of U.S. pharmacies

Some Walmart stores are cutting hours

A number of big retailers have run into problems this year. Now, Walmart is cutting the hours at some of its stores. About 200 of the store’s 4,500 stores will

NBC’s Peter Pan Live flies into big profits

“You can fly!”… if you have enough money. After the success of last year’s live The Sound of Music special, NBC is back with its effort to revive the one-night

Tell Walmart earnings’ stories

Right in the middle of earnings season, we expect several major retailers to announce quarterly financial results this week, and none bigger than Walmart Stores Inc., operator of the ubiquitous

Human interest stories in local consumer spending

As business journalists we report and write often about the larger economy and the fortunes of companies and industries. But nothing beats the human interest stories behind the numbers, and

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