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Illinois Public Radio - Illinois Public Media News - October 11, 2012

DCFS Rescinds Layoff Notices

By Amanda Vinicky, with The Associated Press

Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services announced Thursday that hundreds of employees who had received layoff notices will not lose their jobs after all. Also, troubled families who had been cut off from state services will again be able to access them.

Categories: Government, Politics






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Danville Forums to Feature Vermilion County Candidates

By Jim Meadows

Illinois’ new legislative district map has more districts sharing Vermilion County this year than during the past decade.. And candidates in all of those legislative races are invited to speak at two candidate forums scheduled for this Thursday evening and next Thursday in Danville.

Categories: Government, Politics


CU-CitizenAccess - Illinois Public Media News - October 11, 2012

Despite Unemployment Drop, Finding Work Still Challenge

By Pam G. Dempsey

With the local unemployment rate peaking in 2010 before a steady decline, finding a job now may be a more promising experience than it was two years ago.

Yet, the rising costs of basics, such as food, shelter and medicine have left many families still struggling to make ends meet, and just having a job may not be enough.

Categories: Business, Economics


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