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Unemployment Rates Down in Ill., More Jobs in Mo.

The January unemployment numbers for Illinois are out, and they’re hard to figure.

03/07/2014

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Overnight America Podcast: January 8th, 2014 – Niall Stanage, Paul Hochman

Will Congress extend unemployment benefits? Which former cabinet member is taking President Obama to task over Afghanistan? Why did Liz Cheney drop her Senate bid? Find out as Niall Stanage joins us from http://www.thehill.com to […]

01/08/2014

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Mo. Unemployment Rate Falls; 15,000 Jobs Added

The Missouri Department of Economic Development reported Tuesday the jobless rate fell to 6.1 percent in November from 6.5 percent in October.

12/17/2013

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St. Louis Fed ‘Cautiously Positive’ About Economy in 2014

The Burgundy Book, a quarterly snapshot of the local economy, shows a decrease in unemployment, which is fueling that positive sentiment.

12/16/2013

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Collinsville Trustees Vote Against Property Tax Hike

“The levy increase would generate $55,000 more in revenue. It was not clear at all to us what that revenue would go towards”

12/11/2013

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Area Unemployment Rate 6.5 Percent in October

The new figures, which are not seasonally adjusted, show 11,414 people in St. Louis City are unemployed, a rate of 8.2 percent.

12/05/2013

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Officials Report Declines in Missouri Unemployment Rate

Newly released figures show Missouri’s unemployment rate declined in September and October and now stands at 6.5 percent.

11/19/2013

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Confusion in Mo. Over Federal Employee Pay Situation

The Missouri Department of Labor says the decision to give furloughed federal employees back pay for their time off has put Missouri in a state of uncertainty.

10/23/2013

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Mo. Unemployment Claims Jump 10.5 Percent After Government Shutdown

States around the country have seen a spike in unemployment claims since the beginning of the government shutdown and Missouri has adjusted its claims system just to keep up.

10/09/2013

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Labor Secretary Calls For More Public Sector Jobs

Labor Secretary Tom Perez tells KMOX News the thousands of “government-type” jobs lost in the past few years have been a hindrance.

09/06/2013

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