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Just Askin' | UI parking costs

Q: How much does a parking space on campus cost?

A: About $28,200, according to the 2018 Parking Master Plan, which recommended charging this fee for new buildings that would eliminate parking spaces.

Business listings, Feb. 10, 2019

This application for assumed business name was filed with the Champaign County clerk's office:

Glow Esthetics, 105 N. Mattis Ave., Suite 22, C, Jaidi Gossett, 1505 Carroll Ave., U.

Farmers, scientists disagree on impact of wild winter on pests, diseases, fields

With temperatures reaching as low as 17 below during the polar vortex's recent visit, some farmers are hoping that was enough to kill off some of the pests and fungi they have to fight during the growing season.

Building permits, Feb. 10, 2019

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

Storage Solutions Inc., shelving system for storage of parts and materials at 102 S. Duncan Road, $134,189.

More retailers aiming to cash in on cashier-less stores

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Get ready to say good riddance to the checkout line.

A year after Amazon opened its first cashier-less store, startups and retailers are racing to get similar technology in stores throughout the world, letting shoppers buy groceries without waiting in line.

Hasbro earnings miss expectations

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro returned to a profit in its fourth quarter, but the toy company's performance still fell short of Wall Street's expectations as it continues to deal with the demise of Toys R Us.

Shares fell 7.3 percent in Friday premarket trading.

Bankruptcy judge OKs $5.2 billion plan for Sears

NEW YORK (AP) — A bankruptcy judge on Thursday blessed a $5.2 billion plan by Sears chairman and biggest shareholder to keep the iconic business going.

The approval means roughly 425 stores and 45,000 jobs will be preserved.

Automakers recall 1.7 million vehicles with faulty air bags

DETROIT (AP) — Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

The inflators can hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At least 23 people have died from the problem worldwide and hundreds more were injured.

Johnson & Johnson to include drug prices in TV advertisements

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson said Thursday it will start giving the list price of its prescription drugs in television ads.

The company would be the first drugmaker to take that step.

The health care giant will begin with its popular blood thinner, Xarelto, said Scott White, head of J&J's North American pharmaceutical marketing.

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