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Old Chicago popular new spot in town

Published 4/18/2014 in Business : Business

By RENÃâE JEAN

rjean@gctelegram.com

Old might be part of it's name, but it's the new kid in town, and it's proving quite popular.

Old Chicago, 1010 Stone Creek Drive, has been open for a week now. A glance at the full parking lot will tell you it's doing pretty well for its opening week.

Molly Basham, marketing director for Samy's Spirits and Steak House, which is also owned by ...

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Business Briefs

Published 4/18/2014 in Business : Business

Social media seminar April 29

There will be a social media seminar at 7 p.m. April 29 at the Finnup Center, 312 Finnup Drive. Cost is free for members of Downtown Vision and $5 for the general public.

To register for the event, call 276-0891 or email vision@gcdowntown.com.

The seminar is sponsor ...

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Tech stocks tumble

Published 4/11/2014 in Business

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The stock market's laws of gravity are ravaging its highest fliers.

Just look at the list of technology trailblazers whose values have plummeted from record highs during the past few weeks. The stocks of recent stars such as Netflix, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are 20 percen ...

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401K fees take big bite

Published 4/11/2014 in Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.

And now a new study finds that the typical 401(k) fees — adding up to a modest-sounding 1 percent a year — would erase $70,000 from an average worker's account over a four-decade career compared with lower-cost options ...

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Three things to do to protect yourself from Heartbleed

Published 4/11/2014 in Business

Here are three steps recommended by technology experts to protect yourself from the recently discovered Heartbleed security loophole.

* Change your passwords. This isn't a fool-proof solution. It'll only help if the website in question has put in place required security patches. You also might want ...

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