Dan Weissmann

Reporter, Sustainability

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Dan Weissmann is a reporter for WBEZ in Chicago.

Latest Stories (232)

Kickstart your startup! SEC votes on crowdfunding

Oct 23, 2013
The SEC considers rules for allowing companies to raise money online.

Jobs report Tuesday: So late... so what?

Oct 22, 2013
The delayed October jobs report is out today, to be followed sooner than usual by the November report.

General Electric bets on big machines

Oct 18, 2013
General Electric is shrinking GE Capital, betting on its heavy equipment manufacturing for industries like energy, airlines and medical equipment.

Amid climate change worries, a good year for fall foliage

Oct 16, 2013
Some recent studies suggest that changing climates could produce dull colors in future years. How much might that hurt the economies of states like Vermont, North Carolina, and Wisconsin?

Safeway pulls out of Chicago market

Oct 11, 2013
We all need to eat. You'd think that would make the supermarket business a sure thing. You'd be wrong.

How do bookies make money on sports betting?

Oct 11, 2013
This Sunday’s game between the Denver Broncos and the Jacksonville Jaguars has already made history: The spread on the Las Vegas betting line is one of the biggest ever. So where does that number come from?

Retailers shopping for holiday help -- and permanent staff

Oct 10, 2013
Local shops and national chains will lean on experienced hands to give them an edge.

Justin Timberlake, unlikely casino industry spokesman

Oct 4, 2013
The American Gaming Association is using the new movie "Runner Runner" to lobby for more regulation on Internet gambling.

Government shutdown 2013 and the (sometimes) lowly contractor

Oct 3, 2013
There are 800,000 government workers who aren't being paid. But how about the hundreds of thousands of government contractors?

Forget high stakes testing, what about high stakes attendance?

Oct 1, 2013
Schools in about a dozen states do their annual census of students. At stake is government funding.