Champaign council OKs video gambling at 2 more businesses

CHAMPAIGN — The city council voted Tuesday to allow two newly licensed video-gambling establishments to set up terminals, while noting that the negative effects of video gambling should continue to be addressed.

No takers for Champaign MC Sports store's lease

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CHAMPAIGN — As part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, MC Sports tried Tuesday to auction off the leases of 58 of its stores, including the one in Champaign.

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Employers posted more jobs in February; hiring, quitting fell

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted more open positions in February, but the number of people getting hired and the number quitting jobs fell. The overall figures suggest that the job market remains healthy, although it has yet to take off during the early stages of the Trump presidency.

Twitter users mock United over flight incident

CHICAGO (AP) — A day after viral videos of a bloodied man being dragged off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport by aviation security fueled criticism of the airline, Twitter users poked fun at the airline's tactics.

Dragging of United passenger sparks outrage

CHICAGO (AP) — Several minutes after a passenger recorded a video watched around the world that showed security officers dragging another passenger off an overbooked United Express flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, a smaller snippet of video showed an even more troubling scene.

Wells Fargo board: Execs to blame for phony accounts

NEW YORK — The problems at Wells Fargo and its overly aggressive sales culture date back at least 15 years, and management had little interest in dealing with the issue until it spiraled out of control resulting in millions of accounts being opened fraudulently, according to an investigation by the company's board of directors.

News-Gazette outsourcing printing, packaging

CHAMPAIGN — News-Gazette Media announced Monday that it will be phasing out its local printing and packaging operations in the coming months.

At the end of the transition, all printing and packaging services will be provided by the Journal Star in Peoria. The Journal Star offers more modern equipment and facilities, which allow for improved print reproduction quality at a lower cost.

Just Askin': First Busey Corp.'s incorporation location

Why is First Busey Corporation incorporated in Nevada?

While First Busey Corporation is headquartered in Champaign, it has been incorporated since 1993 in Carson City, Nev.

Wired In: Raunaq Jaisinghani

Each week, Paul Wood chats with a high-tech difference-maker. This week, meet RAUNAQ JAISINGHANI. He has helped out Illinois Business Consulting as well as in his own venture. Jaisinghani has moved on from his Illinois workplace to start new employment in India, under the Invest India initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Startup India campaign in New Delhi.