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Building permits, Feb. 8, 2015

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, description, site and cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Dodds Company, alteration to office at 701 Devonshire Drive, $200,568.

It's Your Business: Moe's leases space on South Neil

It's official: Moe's Southwest Grill has arranged to lease 2,500 square feet next to the Brixx wood-fired pizza restaurant planned for the northwest corner of Neil Street and Devonshire Drive in Champaign.

Today's Special: Mattoon Burger King gets new owners

MATTOON — After six decades in business, the Mattoon Burger King is under new ownership.

The locally owned restaurant — not affiliated with the Burger King chain — was recently sold to a group of partners including Mattoon real estate broker Cory Sanders.

Business listings, Feb. 8, 2015

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

Greg Collins Inc., doing business as Mahomet Car Connection, 1103 E. Oak St., Mahomet, by Greg Collins, 1415 Heather Drive, Mahomet.

Katie Rau Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, 1607 Lyndhurst Drive, Apt. A, Savoy, by Kathryn Rau, same address.

Business calendar, Feb. 8, 2015

Monday, Feb. 9

Savoy RadioShack to be closed

SAVOY — The Savoy RadioShack store is among 77 in Illinois slated to be closed as the electronics chain seeks to restructure its business.

No closing date was given for the store at 503 S. Dunlap Ave., with RadioShack stating only that the closings will occur "over the coming weeks" and that remaining inventory is expected to be sold off.

IYB sneak peek: Shelby back in business

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Updated: Goodwill fills Pages for All Ages void

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SAVOY — The long-vacant Pages for All Ages bookstore in Savoy will soon house a Goodwill store, with many of the bookstore's original features intact.

Gauge shows steady growth

URBANA — The University of Illinois flash index rose to 106.8 in January — up from 106.5 in December — indicating continued growth in Illinois' economy.

First Mid-Illinois to acquire 12 offices from Old National

MATTOON — First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust will expand its footprint into southern Illinois with the acquisition of 12 Old National Bank branches.

The Mattoon-based bank announced late last week that it will acquire two offices each in Carbondale and Harrisburg and one office each in Murphysboro, Carterville, Marion, Mount Vernon, Lawrenceville, Mount Carmel, Carmi and DeSoto.