Business Booming For Companies That Handle Shopping Returns
The national holiday shopping season might be a distant memory, but with about $692 billion spent, according to the National Retail Federation, a new business is booming. The companies that handle all the returns are doing well. CBS 2's Laura Podesta reports.

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Televangelist Billy Graham Dead At 99Credited with bringing the "born again" Christian movement to the American mainstream, televangelist Billy Graham has died at age 99. His ministry started in a tiny church basement in Chicago's western suburbs. CBS 2's Danielle Nottingham reports.
Wheaton College Mourns Death Of Alum Billy GrahamProminent televangelist Billy Graham was a graduate of Wheaton College, and the school is still home to a Christian evangelism training center bearing his name and a museum chronicling his life. CBS 2's Susanna Song reports.
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Business Booming For Companies That Handle Shopping ReturnsThe national holiday shopping season might be a distant memory, but with about $692 billion spent, according to the National Retail Federation, a new business is booming. The companies that handle all the returns are doing well. CBS 2's Laura Podesta reports.
Chicago Makes The Top 20 For Amazon HQ 2Chicago has been selected as one of 20 cities that will move forward in the competition to host Amazon’s second headquarters, a project the tech giant has said will create up to 50,000 jobs. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.

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Survivors Of Active-Shooter Rampages Push Gun ControlThe advocates for greater gun controls included people in the Chicago area, following last week's massacre in Florida. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
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