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New Gloss on Cuba's Classic Cars

CORPORATE | Wednesday Oct 22, 2014
When Martin Viera's Chevrolet rolled out of the dealer's lot, Harry Truman was president of the United States, gasoline cost 27 cents a gallon and a 24-year-old lefty named Tommy Lasorda was pitching for Almendares in the Cuban winter baseball league.

Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

CORPORATE | Oct 22
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

At A Glance: The Cost of Cable vs. a la Carte

CORPORATE | Oct 21
Is a la carte streaming a better deal? Combining current streaming services including Netflix, Hulu, CBS All Access and the expected price of HBO's service, which starts next year, would run you about half of the average price of monthly cable.

Not So Fast Cord Cutters, Cable's Not Going Anywhere

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Oct 20
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years.

Top Gas Mileage Goes to Mitsubishi Mirage

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Oct 17
The non-hybrid new car with the best gasoline mileage rating in the United States is not a Honda or Toyota. It's a Mitsubishi that's priced less than the average cost of a used car or truck.

Aspen Gay Ski Week Raises Community Fund

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Oct 17
Aspen Gay Ski Week returns for its 38th year, January 11-18, 2015. With 5,000 attendees, the event raises funds for Roaring Fork Gay and Lesbian Community Fund.

Chicago LGBTQ Youth Job Fair Oct. 22

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Oct 16
The Chicago LGBTQ Job Fair will be held Wed., Oct. 22, 2014, Noon to 4 p.m. at Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted. The free event includes job advice, break-out sessions detailing best interview and employee practices, as well as legal issues at work.

Website Changes the Way People Organize Free Time

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Oct 16
Maticono.com calls itself the first event management and promotion website that's locally focused but on a global scale, promising to revolutionize the way people manage events and recreational activities.

Jay Leno Returning to Series TV with CNBC Car Show

CORPORATE | By Frazier Moore | Oct 16
Jay Leno is returning to nightly television. The former "Tonight Show" host's new prime-time venture, tentatively titled, "Jay Leno's Garage," and based on his Emmy Award-winning Web series, will premiere on CNBC in 2015.

Sears Blasted for Selling Swastika Ring Online

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Oct 15
After hearing from dozens of outraged customers, Sears is offering a big apology for briefly selling a sideways swastika ring for men on it's marketplace website.

Update: Yellow Cab Apologizes After Driver Booted Couple for Kiss

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15
The Yellow Cab company based, in Houston, Texas, have issued a second statement this week, and are now apologizing, after one of their drivers booted a same-sex couple from his taxi and told them they were going to Hell after the two men kissed.