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State leaders rally to keep NGA facility in St. Louis city

State and local leaders are hoping to keep the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) facility in the city of St. Louis. The NGA held a public ...

KPMG to bring 175 IT jobs to St. Louis

St. Louis is gearing up for the future. KPMG, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm, announced plans to add 175 information technology jobs in St. Lou...

US employers advertised fewer jobs in August

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Labor Department says employers advertised fewer job openings in August and kept hiring flat. Job openings slid to 5.4 mil...

Jobless rates fall across Illinois metro areas

Statewide, Illinois gained 32,300 jobs last month over August 2014

Rio Olympics Set To Be An Economic Disaster For Brazil


Report: Number of open jobs jumps while hiring slows

The big jump in openings in July would typically point to greater hiring in the months ahead

Nixon: Credit agencies reaffirm state’s AAA credit rating

(KTRS/AP) – Governor Jay Nixon said the state has kept its Triple-A credit rating. Nixon this week announced three rating agencies reaffirmed th...

Illinois’ jobless rate falls in July

The Illinois Department of Employment Security said Thursday in its monthly report on unemployment that the jobless rate fell from 5.9 percent in June

Report: African-Americans in St. Louis more likely to be unemployed than whites

The report,is available at http://www.ewgateway.org/wws

Illinois jobless rate drops again

CHICAGO (AP) – The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.9 percent in June. It was th...