Veterans' Job Fair Draws Hundreds To Union Station About 300 veterans and their family members showed up at Union Station today for a job fair.
Interest Group Suggests Raising Gas Tax To Improve Chicago Area RoadsWith Houston about to overtake Chicago as the third most populous city in the nation, a local planning expert has offered some bold ideas for putting the boom back in the local economy.
Rising Traffic Times A Sign Of Growing EconomyThe latest annual study finds traffic has recovered completely since the economy tanked in 2008, and five of the 20 most congested roads in the U.S. are in the Chicago area.
Stock Market Free Fall: What Should You Do?Shock waves on the stock market as the three main U.S. indices suffered one of the steepest selloffs in years.
Church Working To Get More African-Americans Into The Construction IndustryThe fair was open to a variety of construction jobs, including pipefitters, operating engineers, electricians, represented by 22 labor unions.
More Employers, Fewer Job Seekers At Urban League Job FairCBS 2's Jim Williams reports there's one sector apparently booming again: manufacturing.
Civic Planners: Slow Chicago Population Growth Keeping Economy StagnantChicago remains the third largest city in the U.S., but Census data show it’s the slowest-growing of the top 10 cities with populations of 1 million or more.
Exit Poll: Economy, Crime Were Big Concerns For Chicago VotersA majority of those voters were pessimistic about the city’s economy as they hit their polling places.
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Some Small Businesses Optimistic About 2015We’re not talking about record profits for these small businesses. It’s more about a confident feeling that the economy is chugging along at a pace where they can expand. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Dow Closes At Record High, But What Does It Mean For Economy?The stock market delivered an early Christmas present, closing above the 18,000 mark for the first time.
Rauner Still Not Giving Details On Economic PlansGovernor-elect Bruce Rauner remained mum Wednesday when it came to specifics for his short-term economic plans for Illinois, ahead of a meeting with the state’s top lawmakers.