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  • Did you know there’s a 136-year-old pawnshop in Chicago?

    Illinois’ oldest pawnshop, and perhaps the nation’s, has been acquired by a Beverly Hills, Calif., pawnbroker looking to broaden its clientele. Loan Cos. bought T.N. Donnelly, which dates to 1881, renaming it Chicago Loan. Terms and revenue were not disclosed. Donnelly started out on Dearborn, moved to the Jewelers Building at 5 N. Wabash in [...]

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