New 2010 U.S. Census figures will be released tomorrow. And that could be bad news for the St. Louis region.
Some experts say the state is just shy of the population it would need to retain all nine of its seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Washington University political science professor Steven Smith says it would be "a substantial loss" for Missouri's influence on Capitol Hill.
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According to a news release from the Sangamon county Coroner's Office Davlin died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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In a press release, the Illinois State Police announced that they have been asked by the Springfield Police Department to conduct an investigation into Davlin's death. The Illinois State Police will also be performing the autopsy on Dec. 15.
Illinois is set to get millions of dollars for high-speed rail projects that were supposed to go to two other states. But that news may not be as good as it sounds.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released data today about the state of unemployment over the past year for the St. Louis Mo.-Ill metropolitan area. We have some of the highlights for you:
So who was getting hired?
The Associated Press is reporting that the Illinois Senate has approved civil unions for gay couples. Governor Pat Quinn says he will sign the measure.
Here's more information from the AP (as of 2:10 p.m.):
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