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Let's Play Pin the Unemployment Rate on the Map

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 04.23.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

The unemployment rates in Illinois vary from county to county. One county might be at seven percent, well below the state rate of 8.6 percent. Another county might be over 11 percent.

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.

Feds Rest In Alabama Bingo Trial

AP | By BOB JOHNSON | Posted 09.26.2011 | Crime

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- After more than seven weeks of testimony, federal prosecutors rested their case Tuesday against nine people including a casino own...