Chicago Tribune articles

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The business desk requires writers to relay corporate earnings with precision and consumer trends with brio – often at the same time. Rynkiewicz produced the Tribune’s first breaking business-news site, setting a pattern for reporting speed and staff collaboration.

This selection includes long-form features for print and how-to guides for the web.

Cutting vehicle weights has heavy impact

Best ways to get to the 2016 Chicago Auto Show

Innovative lighting illuminates the future of cars

Advanced safety features showcase the future of cars
Advanced safety features like automatic braking systems can lower the rate of accidents by 14 percent

Future of connected cars is now
Latest innovations in telematics offer less distractions, more advantages

Human connections guide social networks adds resume search

Holiday bonus a dying tradition
More firms link pay, performance

Hotel caters to ‘Desperate Housewives’

What’s next for Sears, Kmart?

Search site combines the results of its rivals

Sears buys 3 suburban Kmart stores

Airline flights return to level before attacks

New spin for Rock ‘n’ Roll McDonald’s

Sears to sell tools for tots

Space made for TV craftsman at Sears

Profits trimmed, Salton changes course

Price watchers put Salton on griddle

Bank One cuts more jobs, shores up earnings

Gates Still Richest In U.S.
Pritzkers on top in Chicago

Lawsuit filed against Abbott over diet drug

All city squads mark crime drop

Smart alecks
Appliances may be talking, but most buyers are giving the ‘networked’ home the silent treatment

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Real estate industry is putting XML to the test

Mortgages getting big on Internet

Networking gets new meaning for real estate agents
The Web is helping to sell homes

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