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Snack maker Mondelez is spitting out several gum brands with a nearly $1.4 billion sale. The company’s Trident, Dentyne, and Chiclets brands are being sold to a European company along with a manufacturing facility in Rockford. Perfetti Van Melle Group has the Mentos brand.
Also, Northwestern Medicine has plans to expand its Lake Forest Hospital. Crain’s reports the $389 million project will add 96 inpatient beds for medical, surgical and intensive care.