Building permits, June 28, 2015

Listed are 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.


KAP Architecture, repair/replace guardrail at multifamily residence at 102 E. Gregory Drive, $50,000.

2 credit unions downgraded in latest ratings

Two area credit unions were downgraded in the latest evaluation by BauerFinancial, based on regulatory data from the quarter ending March 31, 2015.

Champaign Municipal Employees Credit Union, Champaign, and New Horizon Credit Union, Danville, were rated 4-star ("excellent"), down from 5-star ("superior") in the preceding quarter.

Today's Special: Spicy Tang set to serve in early July

CHAMPAIGN — The wait for Spicy Tang appears almost over.

Simon Chang, chef for the new restaurant in Campustown, said he hopes to start serving in seven to 10 days — sometime in early July — provided everything goes on track.

Business listings, June 28, 2015

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

Above & Beyond Cleaning, 2807 Berniece Court, C, by Gay A. Ziemer, same address.

Acquasi Taxi and Limousine, 1702 E. Colorado Ave., #201, U, by Acquasi Oqurine Ansong, same address.

New owner may open doors for Arthur firm

ARTHUR — It's what could be called an open-and-shut deal.

CHI Overhead Doors, an Arthur-based garage door maker that recently produced its 4 millionth door, got a new owner last week.

#sundaySneak: Price of fireworks in C-U

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Survey: Consumer sentiment up to highest level since January

PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting that spending will strengthen this year.

McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Senate poised to hand Obama big victory on negotiating trade


Campus Marriott will have first guests next week

CHAMPAIGN — The Marriott TownePlace Suites hotel in Campustown expects to welcome its first guests next week, according to the company that developed the building.