DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government ended up losing $10.5 billion on its bailout of General Motors, but still says the alternative would have been much worse.
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, description and cost.
Armstrong Construction, new single-family home at 2110 Savanna Drive, $179,000.
Expert foresees status quo now but additions later
SAVOY — Central Illinois airports could eventually gain air service as a result of the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, an airport consultant says.
That merger, expected to be finalized Monday, would create a new American Airlines that would rival the size of competitors United and Delta.
John C. Dixon has been named photo editor for The News-Gazette.
He has been the chief photographer since the retirement of Darrell Hoemann as photo editor earlier this year.
Carle adds physician. Dr. Sreenu Chakumgal has joined the hospital medicine department at Carle.
He received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica. He completed his residency in family medicine at Carle Foundation Hospital.
Chakumgal is board-certified in family medicine.
CHAMPAIGN — It didn't take long for Brett Walker to realize his product is a smash.
Walker, the co-founder and CEO of Electroninks Inc., launched a Kickstarter campaign Nov. 20 to raise $85,000 to help finance the production of Circuit Scribe, a pen that can create electrical circuits.
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Herriott's Rents Tents Events expects to move to its new location in north Champaign no later than Jan. 23, co-owner Deb Herriott Stumph said.
The business has been at 2100 S. Neil St., C, since 1993. But in a month and a half, it plans to move to the former Jo-Ann Fabrics building at 1420 N. Neil St., C.
CHAMPAIGN — Sears, which plans to close its store at Market Place Mall in January, is looking for an entrepreneur to own and operate a Sears Hometown Store in Champaign.
Sears Hometown Stores are typically between 8,000 and 10,000 square feet and offer appliances, tools, mattresses, fitness equipment and lawn-and-garden equipment, a release from the company said.
URBANA — In the barnlike structure behind Ron and Joy Meyer's home are thousands of colorful toys, cleaned up and meticulously displayed on shelves.
There's Teddy Ruxpin, Fisher-Price Chatter Phones, stuffed animals, dinosaurs, farm toys, Hot Wheels cars, children's books, Christmas trees ... and a separate display room of Barbie dolls and accessories.