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Business listings, May 3, 2015

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

A&M Taxi, 108 Paddock Drive East, Savoy, by Mohamed Boureghda, same address.

Anointing Hands Services, P.O. Box 803, C, by Kwanesha Aker, 1010 N. Fifth St., C.

Clarity Counseling Services, 206 N. Randolph St., C, by Terri Medwed, 2211 Edgewater Place, C.

It's Your Business: Pizzeria Antica to open this month

The sign is up, the ovens are curing and Pizzeria Antica Champaign is apparently a few weeks away from opening.

"We plan to be open by the end of May if not sooner," said owner Ramin Karimpour.

The new pizzeria is located just north of the Champaign City Building at 10 Chester St., in the building that formerly housed Stipes Printing and more recently Ratio Architects.

Business listings, April 27, 2015

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

Akosa Academy, 601-B N. Country Fair Drive, C, by D. Laurce Allah, 1109 Fairview Ave., U.

Four Brothers Drywall and Painting, 1411 Hollycrest Drive, C, by Jose O. Saucedo Vazquez, same address.

Getting Personal: Brooks Marsh

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Here, 56-year-old Brooks Marsh, who owns the Mahomet IGA, chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood. Marsh is active in community service, has a good golf story and loves his kids.

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It's Your Business: Success leads to commercial site for guitar service shop

Hector Trevino's home-based business — a guitar repair and servicing shop — has done so well that it has moved to a commercial location in Urbana.

The Guitar Workshop opened at 1007 N. Cunningham Ave., Suite B — next to McCallister Audio — a few weeks ago.

Report: Drilling triggered quakes in dozen areas of U.S.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.

It's Your Business: Work starts soon after changes in Latitude

Work is expected to get underway soon on the Latitude apartment development on University Avenue in Champaign.

As you may recall, Latitude will consist of two six-story buildings lining the north side of University Avenue between Fifth and Wright streets.

Business listings, Aprill 19, 2015

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

B Fit Personal Training, 510 W. William St., C, by Alicia M. Beck, same address.

Big Guy & Son/Princess, 2611 Rachel Road, C, by Elise Johnson, same address.

Country Charm Cleaning Company, 407 S. Garfield St., Philo, by Lora Merritt, same address.

Getting Personal: Dan Rodawig

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Here, 49-year-old Champaign resident Dan Rodawig, the director of international business development for Horizon Hobby, chats with The News-Gazette's Paul Wood.

Tell us something new you are doing that no one knows about.

I've made a career out of doing new things. If I told you, then everyone would know.

Hillard chosen for Cozad entrepreneur award

CHAMPAIGN — Steve Hillard, the owner and president of Champaign-based HL Precision Manufacturing, has been selected as the Parkland College Foundation's V. Dale Cozad Entrepreneur of the Year for 2015.