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Bryce Jacobson, Business Beat

Bryce Jacobson's "Business Beat" appears Mondays in the Craig Daily Press. E-mail him at bjacobson@craigdailypress.com

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The July 13 issue of Newsweek has a story regarding the clause in the stimulus package, which requires using American made iron and steel in stimulus projects and the impacts that has had on foreign relations.

Allegedly, the Chinese government is displeased with this action. I, for one, want to compliment Congress for such action.

I can imagine that this may have caused some hurt feelings, but I am excited that Congress put such a clause in the legislation.

I began writing this article to make you, the reader, aware of news and events surrounding the business community of Craig and the surrounding area.

I decided to do this because I am a proponent of shopping locally.

I think there is a substantial impact that can be made by shopping locally.

So, as you read my column each week about local businesses, please think of how you can shop here, in Craig, and assist in making that impact.

New clothing store Top Fashions opens in Craig

A new clothing store in Craig, Top Fashions, is now open at 80 E. Fourth St.

The store offers clothing for the young ladies of Craig. You may contact the store at 620-5479.

Curves in Craig has new ownership

Jackie Chase and Tammi Woods are the new owners of Curves in Craig, having purchased the business from Tammie Hanel in June.

The redecorated fitness center is open from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 7 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, and has plans to be open Saturdays in September.

Curves is located across the way from the nail salon in the Centennial Mall or can be reached by calling 824-3971.

Doggone good deal for dog training

Total Teamwork Training is available to train your dogs.

Laura Tyler, Sandra Kruczek and Julie Benefiel are available to work with your dog on various programs.

They offer one-on-one training or family training, as well as other options to fit your needs, at the Centennial Mall.

Tyler recently was notified that one of her articles, regarding why dog training sometimes works with some dogs and not others, will be published in a magazine with national distribution, Chronicle of the Dog, which is published by the Association of Dog Trainers.

You can call Total Teamwork Training at 629-1507. All training opportunities are by appointment only.

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