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By Staff in News on Sep 8, 2011 5:40PM

  • Unionized Hyatt hotel workers, in an effort to turn up the heat on stalled contract talks, began a one-week strike today. [Chicago Breaking Business]
  • News of the European bailouts have made Wall Street bullish today. [Crain's]
  • Frank Clark, who worked his way from ComEd's mailroom to become its CEO, will retire next year. [Crain's]
  • Fantasy football stats will be shown at all NFL stadiums. This shit has gone too far. [CBS Chicago]
  • Mick Dumke charts Mayor Emanuel's shifting lines in the sand regarding the parking meter deal. [Reader]
  • RedEye columnist and Chicago's official wingman Ernest Wilkins spent the night with Miley Cyrus. [RedEye]
  • The number of people applying for unemployment benefits rises. [Sun-Times]