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Illinois OKs six-year, $21 million contract for Smith
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois trustees have approved a contract with football coach Lovie Smith that will pay him at least $21 million over six years.
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U of Illinois president receives $100,000 bonus
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - University of Illinois President Timothy Killeen will be paid a $100,000 performance bonus for his first year on the job. University trustees voted at their regular meeting Thursday to award Killeen the bonus. Under his contract, the bonus was the maximum Killeen could have received for ...
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Jimmy John's sells majority stake to private equity fund
Jimmy John's Sandwiches said Thursday it sold a majority stake to an affiliate of Atlanta-based private equity group Roark Capital Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. No changes to management are planned and founder Jimmy John Liautaud, who serves as chairman of the board, will "continue...
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EXCHANGE: Flower shop and owner a mainstay in Champaign
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Over the last seven-plus decades, Campustown has seen restaurants, shops and other businesses come and go. Its two mainstays during that time: Campus Florist and Anne P. Johnston. The flower shop in the heart of the University of Illinois business district, and Johnston, its sole owner, ...
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Smith's contract includes buyout if he leaves Illinois early
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - If football coach Lovie Smith leaves the University of Illinois before his $21 million contract ends, he'll owe the university between $4.5 million and $6.5 million. The (Champaign) News-Gazette ( ) obtained a copy of the full 41-page deal Thursday through a records request. Smith and ...
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