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WINNETKA, IL - MARCH 18: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Rauner: From ‘Right to Work Zones’ to ‘Opportunity Zones’

Bruce Rauner is now downplaying the “right-to-work zones” that were a part of his platform in the primary.

10/17/2014

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Missouri Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly

The state Department of Economic Development said Tuesday the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in August from 6.5 percent in July.

09/16/2014

Louis Wilson holds up a sign during the Ferguson city council meeting on September 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The meeting was held at Greater Grace Church to accommodate the large crowd. Most residents used the meeting to express their anger at how the police and city council handled the shooting of teenager Michael Brown and the unrest that followed.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Job, Resource Fair to Be Held in Ferguson Saturday

The protests and riots in Ferguson highlighted what many already knew—residents in many North St. Louis county towns are facing unemployment, poverty and lack of educational achievement.

09/12/2014

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Report: St. Louis Mirrors U.S. in Economics

How closely does the St. Louis area mirror the nation as a whole?

08/29/2014

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Illinois Man Sentenced for Embezzlement

Kenneth Loving of East St. Louis was working for Midwest Service Group when he pilfered more than $25,000 meant for out-of-work Illinoisans.

07/09/2014

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REPORT: How Stressed is St. Louis?

Are St. Louisans “less stressed” than those in other big cities across the country?

06/27/2014

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Missouri Adds 3,700 Jobs; Unemployment Holds

A new report says Missouri’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.6 percent last month while employers expanded payrolls by a net of 3,700 jobs.

06/17/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Unemployment Reform Act Sent to Governor

Acting up on the job could land Missourians without unemployment benefits, under a measure sent to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk on April 29.

04/30/2014

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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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