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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