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Illinois' Unemployment Rate Is Really High, But Many Cities in the State Are Even Higher

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 06.03.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Illinois' unemployment rate is at 8.7 percent, higher than every state in the nation except for Rhode Island. That's not good. At all.

What Can Brown (County) Do for You? Apparently, Keep You Employed

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 05.26.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

With the February unemployment statistics for Illinois due to come out in the next week or two, we take one last look at the data from January, a month where the overall unemployment rate for Illinois was 8.7 percent. Some cities were well below that.

Belvidere High School teacher is charged with sexual contact with student | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BELVIDERE -- A 48-year-old high school teacher was charged Monday with making sexual contact with a female teenage student, a report in LehighValleyLi...