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

Jon's Pipe Shop Tobbaconists Patrick Callaghan and Michael Ladue show off their extensive collection of pipes in their new location in Downtown Champaign on Dec. 9, 2013.

By Angelica Lavito

December 11, 2013

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

Conair showcases their line of products at the annual Economic Development Corporation meeting at Hawthorn Suites on Thursday.

By Angelica Lavito

November 22, 2013

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...