Category: bussiness

Flying Machine, Pizza M both leaving downtown Urbana building
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URBANA — A pizza place and coffee shop are moving out of their space in downtown Urbana at the end of March.

Craft-beer tap room to open in downtown Champaign in spring
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CHAMPAIGN — A bar dedicated to craft beer could open late this spring in downtown Champaign.The Brass Tap will be in the One Main development, in the building just south of the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum on Neil Street.

Leveraging great credit without borrowing a dime
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By GREGORY KARPNerdWalletAs average credit scores for Americans continue to rise, the question for many becomes how to use their excellent credit rating to optimize their lives without borrowing money or adding risk.

Today's Special: Cheesesteak tops winning dishes at Libby's
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CHAMPAIGN — A place known for its Philly cheesesteak sandwiches also offers a selection of video gambling.

Just Askin': Cold-snap gas bills
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Q: How much did that cold snap cost Ameren customers?A: Ameren didn’t provide an exact number, but it’s based on usage, and it said usage was up during the cold stretch.

Monticello Bootcamp: A boon for business
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MONTICELLO — A program that has been credited with revitalizing the Monticello business community over the last three years is gearing up for its sixth season.

Wired In: Iwona Jasiuk
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Each week, staff writer Paul Wood chats with a high-tech entrepreneur. This week, meet IWONA JASIUK, a professor in the University of Illinois Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering and part-time faculty member at the Beckman Institute’s 3D Micro and Nanosystems group. She might save your bones.

New owner of Tuscola Outlet Mall quiet about its plans
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TUSCOLA — The Tuscola Outlet Mall is in a state of flux.It was sold last month to a New York-based real-estate firm, and so far, the new owner hasn’t revealed its plans.

Illinois Bicentennial: Sears started it all
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By ERIC PETERSON
(Arlington Heights) Daily HeraldAs the home of Sears since the late 19th century, Illinois is the birthplace of modern retail.

Loft closing its store at Market Place Mall on Jan. 27
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CHAMPAIGN — Women’s clothing retailer Loft is closing its location at Champaign’s Market Place Mall at the end of the month.