Free FluMist Vaccines Saturday in North, South CountiesSome local doctors' offices are warning parents there is a FluMist shortage in the area.
Illinois Manufacturers Campaign for High School Students to Join Workforce"It's been difficult because colleges and universities, counselors and parents have directed most folks, most young people to go get a four-year degree," Vichitvongsa says.
Fenton Chrysler Plant Site Redevelopment Moving ForwardKP Development president Terry Barnes says they're speaking with several possible tenants for the Fenton Logistics Park and hope to have their first tenants signed this month, breaking ground this summer.
Illinois Jobless Rate Falls to 6.4 PercentThe Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate fell in November to its lowest level since June 2008, hitting 6.4 percent.
Study: Americans Place More Value On American Clothing Than They ShouldA new study has found that Americans tend to place undue value on clothing that was made in the United States, especially when compared to clothes manufactured in other countries.
Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.
Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For AmericaYes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.
Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese FactoryMitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.
Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral MathPaul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
Opinion: You Weren't Fired You Were OutsourcedMitt Romney's contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don't matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.
Midwest Economy Getting StrongerCreighton University economist Ernie Goss says heavy manufacturing continues to be propel economic growth, with export-oriented manufacturers leading the way.
Economy: Brighter picture nationwide - More murky in STL
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