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Jon’s Pipe Shop moves from corporatization, construction of Green St.

Jon’s Pipe Shop moves from corporatization, construction of Green St.

By Angelica Lavito

December 11, 2013


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Smoke, laughter, jazz and discussion fill the air at Jon’s Pipe Shop each night.  On a Tuesday night, five customers and two employees are gathered in the shop sharing stories and ideas. Cigars are lit and relit after going out from engaging in conversation.  “I come almost every day,” customer ...

Economic Development Corporation showcases locally-made products

Economic Development Corporation showcases locally-made products

By Angelica Lavito

November 22, 2013


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The Economic Development Corporation held its annual meeting at Hawthorn Suites in Champaign on Thursday, where they highlighted products and innovations made in Champaign County and presented their two-year strategic plan that aims to create growth in the area. The theme is chosen depending on events...