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CNN: America’s new favorite restaurants are Wawa, Sheetz and 7-Eleven

In "Vacation," National Lampoon's 1980s classic, Chevy Chase jokes, "I'm so hungry. I could eat a sandwich from a gas station."...

BBC: US wine sellers compare tariffs to Prohibition

Now President Donald Trump's decision to raise taxes on European wine imports to 100% presents a similar threat, the industry says.

NPR: FEC Commissioner Rips Facebook Over Political Ad Policy: ‘This Will Not Do’

Facebook will continue to allow political ads to target its users, sticking to its position despite sharp criticisms and concerns about the...

CNN: Fitness startup ClassPass is now a unicorn

ClassPass has muscled its way into the $1 billion startup club. The alternative gym and fitness studio startup said...

CNN: Eileen Fisher built a fashion empire. Her employees now own nearly half of it

For many entrepreneurs, the ultimate goal is to take their company public. But for fashion designer Eileen Fisher, staying private and giving...

AP: 2020 brings higher labor costs for small businesses

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners have plenty of changes to deal with as 2020 begins — higher labor costs for...

BBC: Tesla delivers its first ‘Made in China’ cars

Tesla has delivered its first cars made in China, marking a major milestone for the electric vehicle maker. Fifteen...

CNN: Fake and dangerous kids products are turning up for sale on Amazon

The listing on Amazon (AMZN) described it as a "4 in 1 Baby car seat and Stroller" and featured images of a popular brand called...

CNN: 2019 was the year that tech workers had enough

In the lead-up to the holidays, as many people put up their final out-of-office replies for the year, workers at grocery-delivery startup...

NPR: Fiat Chrysler And Peugeot Sign 50-50 Merger Deal

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot are joining forces to create the world's fourth-largest carmaker by volume, signing a 50-50 merger deal that will...

CNN: Burger King is giving delayed travelers free Impossible Whoppers Danielle Wiener-Bronner byline

In its latest marketing stunt, Burger King is offering travelers whose flights are delayed free Impossible Whoppers. Between December 18...

AP: Ford to add 3,000 jobs in the Detroit area, invest $1.45B

Ford Motor Co. is adding 3,000 jobs at two factories in the Detroit area and investing $1.45 billion to build new pickup...

Anouncement

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...