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Margaret "Meg" O'Brien
Sr. Editor-Digital News, Business Online Editor
My Role

Meg O'Brien is responsible for online business publications including Chicago Breaking Business, BizWrap and the business section of chicagotribune.com
My Recent Articles

Team formed to find Lucas museum home 4/17/2014
Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed 12 people Thursday to a new city task force that will recommend a potential site in Chicago for filmmaker George Lucas' collection of art and movie memorabilia.

Many local homeowners still significantly underwater 4/17/2014
Despite improving home prices, 31 percent of Chicago-area homeowners with a mortgage were seriously underwater in March, owing at least 25 percent more on their home loans than the property’s value, a new report shows.

Online retailers go offline to benefit customers 4/17/2014
The trend of employing pop-up stores highlights the mounting importance of hitting consumers from all angles, an industry watcher says As a first-year law student with job interviews on the horizon, Huy Nguyen was in the market for a well-fitting suit that wouldn't blow his budget.

Union: Northwestern's position is 'castle built on sand' 4/16/2014
The union seeking to represent football players at Northwestern University called the school's position in the case “a castle built on sand” in a document filed with the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday.

Problem Solver: Huge ComEd bill upsets elderly customer 4/17/2014
ComEd changed Zofia Czupek's meter in early March; her monthly bill then skyrocketed During the previous 12 months, Zofia Czupek used an average of 332 kilowatt-hours of electricity at her Southwest Side home.