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Some Fear Auto Industry Returning To Bad Habits

As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.

09/03/2014

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May Car Sales Return To Pre-Recession Levels

Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.

06/04/2014

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U of Chicago Professor Casey Mulligan On ‘Redistribution Recession’

Today Mike Shannon joined Charlie for his weekly interview, Casey Mulligan talked about “The Redistribution Recession” and Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers talked about his book “The Time of My Life: A Righteous Memoir.”

04/09/2014

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Construction Industry Showing Signs of Recovery in St. Louis

One of the construction industry’s leading experts say things are slowly turning around for manufacturing towns, like St. Louis, but still challenges cloud the picture.

12/09/2013

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Do St. Louisans Feel Financially Secure?

The latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index® survey finds just 28 percent of people living in the St. Louis-area think the old, per-recession economy will return.

01/17/2013

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

Illinois

Slow Recovery for Illinois’ Economy

This is four months in a row that the index has shown economic growth.

07/05/2012

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Pease’s Candy Production Moves to St. Louis

The recession, high gasoline prices and a series of increases to Illinois’ minimum wage contributed to the move.

06/11/2012

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Motorists Here Brace for $4 a Gallon Gas

Many complain of no longer having disposable income

03/16/2012

Michael Holmes, Executive Director of SLATE

Recession “Not Over Yet,” Says Local Jobs Expert

Jobs aren’t being added at the same pace as they were lost when the recession began

02/06/2012

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