Building permits, Oct. 23, 2016

Listed are permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $35,000.

Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.


Advance Deck & Sunroom, addition to single-family residence at 1809 Vale St., $50,000.

Medical cannabis dispensary has growth potential

URBANA — Year one: 500.

Year four: 5,000.

Business listings, Oct. 23, 2016

These applications for assumed business names were filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

M+A Janitorial Services, P.O. Box 324, C, Angela Jenkins and Michael Jenkins, 904 Dogwood Drive, C.

Moxie Design Co., 617 W. White St., Elizabeth McMillen, same address.

Over the Rainbow, 1903 Highcross Road, U, Scotty Grider, same address.

Rivals pull plug on legal dust-up

BOSTON (AP) — Two of the most well-known names in vacuum cleaners have ended a two-year legal battle over just how much their products suck.

10-20-16 Busey Money Talk @busey

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10-20-16 Busey Money Talk.  Curt Anderson and Arron Sutton from Busey talk about investing and the markets once a month on WDWS.


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Thai restaurant's last day: Oct. 29

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CHAMPAIGN — After 21 years of owning a Thai restaurant in downtown Champaign, Nitaya Jisook says she is ready to retire.

$47 billion offer to create world's biggest tobacco company

LONDON (AP) — British American Tobacco is offering to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion deal that would create the world's largest publicly traded tobacco company and attempt to make up for a decline in smoking in the U.S. and Europe.

Amazon updates expand user options

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's own video store will no longer have the starring role on the company's Fire TV streaming devices.

Software updates coming this year will give movies and TV shows from Netflix, HBO and other competitors equal prominence on the devices' home screen. The approach is similar to one Apple took when it refreshed its Apple TV device last year.

Home sales rebound in September despite tight supply

WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans bought homes in September, many for the first time, despite a persistent shortage of properties for sale.

Claims for jobless benefits rise by 13,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose to the highest level in five weeks but still remained close to the recent 43-year lows.