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Which Illinois Counties Are on the Unemployment Struggle Bus?

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.15.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

While the worst counties don't have rates as extreme as the worst cities, Illinois is still home home to five counties with an unemployment rate of 12 percent or worse, much above the state's average of 8.6 percent.

'The World Doesn't Know Me Just Yet, But One Day It Will' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.20.2012 | Teen

"The world doesn't even know me just yet, but one day it will." "Today I feel free, like I can say whatever I feel." These words were spoken b...

Tom Zeller Jr.

EPA Digs Into Landfill's Alleged Civil Rights Abuse

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

The Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Civil Rights has agreed to investigate a complaint filed by residents of a largely African-American co...

Cheater, Cheater

Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

Tell us, is there something in the water? Because it seems like the word ‘cheat’ has been flying around everywhere, lately. It started with th...

An Opportunity to Help a Grieving Family

Anthony Citrano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Anthony Citrano

Overnight, seven of her young cousins had perished in a house fire.