The Chicago Bears agreed on a contract with defensive end Jared Allen, getting a pass rusher with the most sacks over the past 10 National Football League seasons.
Former Chicago Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer was willing to pay his fair share of taxes to cities where he played. Cleveland, he said, got greedy.
Twitter Inc., the microblogging service that went public last year, agreed to buy 900 patents from International Business Machines Corp. to gain access to new technology and build a defense against infringement suits.
Chicago will be home to a museum exhibiting the art and movie memorabilia of “Star Wars” creator George Lucas after beating out three California cities.
Chicago may have peaked a little early as a tourist destination -- by more than a century.