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CHAMPAIGN — When track and field events get under way at the London Olympics next month, count on seeing a lot of equipment from Gill Athletics.
Gill, a brand of Champaign-based Litania Sports Group, makes vaulting poles, javelins, discuses and other equipment for field competition.
CHAMPAIGN — The recession proved to be a big hurdle for Litania Sports Group.
The Champaign-based company, which sells Gill track and field equipment as well as Porter Athletic and PowerMax products, took a big hit when construction of school sports facilities dwindled.
CHAMPAIGN — City council members on Tuesday night supported a financial incentive package of up to $6.2 million that would move an auto dealership north of Interstate 74 and open a "choice future development site" on South Neil Street.
CHAMPAIGN — First things first: There's no word on a Trader Joe's.
But a key entrance to the University of Illinois Research Park could soon feature apartments, restaurants and retail stores targeting professionals who work at the park.
CHAMPAIGN — Over the last 25 years, Mike Namoff has made a name for himself as owner and pitchman for This Is It Furniture.
Now he's opening a new store — this time concentrating on mattresses.
The new shop: Mattress Boss Super Center Outlet, which opened June 1 in the former Goodwill location at 1102 N. Prospect Ave., C — just north of Judah Christian School.
CHAMPAIGN — The Ford City auto dealership in Champaign would move to north of Interstate 74, and the Carriage Center property on South Neil Street would be available for significant redevelopment under an agreement to be reviewed at a Champaign City Council study session on Tuesday.
DANVILLE — City officials expect construction activity by the end of the month on the long-awaited Kohl's project.
CHAMPAIGN — Mayor Don Gerard will join 12-year-old Abby Goldberg on Tuesday in Chicago as she delivers a petition with more than 150,000 signatures urging Gov. Pat Quinn to veto a plastic-bag waste bill.
Officials will be watching Quinn with interest as a bill that would remove the city's authority to ban plastic bags awaits his signature.
DANVILLE — The owner of a new downtown business, North Street Sweet Repeats, hopes to fill a niche in the local furniture market with a consignment shop.
Cheri Cirasuolo has opened North Street Sweet Repeats at 23 W. North St. and offers used furniture in good condition, along with other home items that, according to Cirasuolo, fit everyone's budget.