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Building permits Jan. 6, 2013

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

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Business and professional briefs Jan. 6, 2013

New jobs

Hicks takes LeaderOne position. Mike Hicks of Champaign has been named a senior mortgage banker with LeaderOne Financial Corp.

He will serve the Champaign area from the LeaderOne Financial office in Springfield.

Area stock performance 2012

How the price of shares changed from Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2012, for companies with a signficant local presence.

Blogger chronicles downtown's buildings

CHAMPAIGN — When T.J. Blakeman goes for a walk in downtown Champaign, he sees not just the buildings as they are, he sees what they were.

The man who is a city planner by day and preserver of history in his off hours recently launched a blog about those buildings that he hopes will speak to others about Champaign's past and get them to build on it as well.

THQ, Supervalu stocks slide in 2012

THQ and Supervalu were the two biggest losers among area stocks during 2012, according to an analysis of 78 publicly traded companies with a significant presence in East Central Illinois.

THQ, which owns the Volition video game studio in Champaign, saw its stock price drop from $7.60 a share to 29 cents a share over the course of the year.

Building permits Dec. 30, 2012

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Andrew Fell Architecture & Design, alteration for Spiros Law at 315 E. University Ave., #102, $50,000.

Updated: Power back on for 1,500 Champaign households

Updated: 11:35 a.m. Wednesday

Power went out Wednesday morning for about 1,500 Champaign households, but it didn't stay out long.

According to Ameren Illinois' power outage map, 1,538 customers in ZIP code 61820 were without power at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Business and professional briefs Dec. 23, 2012

New jobs

Two join McGladrey. Sheena Braulick and Justin Miller have joined the staff of McGladrey LLP's Champaign office.

Braulick, a senior tax associate, is a certified public accountant with four years of public accounting experience.

Building permits Dec. 23, 2012

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

CR Architecture + Design, alteration for Ruler Foods store at 716 Town Center Blvd., $465,300.

Discount grocery coming to North Prospect area

CHAMPAIGN — A discount grocery store plans to open next March in the former Old Navy store on Town Center Boulevard in Champaign.

Ruler Foods, which is affiliated with Kroger, has signed a lease for 20,437 square feet in the Champaign Town Center shopping center.