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Illinois releases 5-year economic blueprint

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. | The state agency in charge of helping improve Illinois' economy released a five-year plan on Monday that it hopes will create a good environment for business growth and prosperity.

June 30, 2014 3:04 pm
Durbin tours south suburban facility that puts people to work in medical careers

Durbin tours south suburban facility that puts people to work in medical careers

MATTESON, Ill. | Crystal Hernandez was a single mother of four young children with no real plan for her future when, one day while on the Internet, she kept noticing the same pop-up ad cropping up.

June 30, 2014 2:36 pm Photos

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First class of SSC's Highway Construction Careers Training Program graduates

First class of SSC's Highway Construction Careers Training Program graduates

The inaugural graduates of South Suburban College's new Highway Construction Careers Training Program.

May 21, 2014 12:00 am
First class of SSC's Highway Construction Careers Training Program graduates

First class of SSC's Highway Construction Careers Training Program graduates

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College recently added one more graduation to its list of ceremonies this spring with its new Highway Construction Careers Training Program. On May 10, SSC presented certificates of completion to 13 of 15 students who enrolled in the pilot program in February. …

May 21, 2014 12:00 am

River Oaks Center to host employment fair May 29

CALUMET CITY | With summer right around the corner, River Oaks Center, at 159th Street and Torrence Avenue, will host an employment fair to help mall merchants fill several full- and part-time positions to better serve mall patrons.

May 21, 2014 12:00 am

PSC part of collaborative effort to help the unemployed

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Individuals in the south suburbs will have more assistance in finding work, thanks to a collaborative effort between Prairie State College and State Rep. Al Riley, according to a news release.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am

PSC noncredit courses designed with manufacturing in mind

Manufacturing is back and one of the industries with high-paying jobs available. Many companies have an older workforce and are facing a future shortage of workers. Over the past few months representatives from Prairie State College have been meeting with manufacturing companies to find out …

May 05, 2014 12:00 am

Job fair is March 3 at Chicago State University

CHICAGO | State Rep. Elgie Sims, D-Chicago, is hosting a community job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 3 at Chicago State University's Jacoby Dickens Center, 9501 S. King Drive.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am

PSC recycles suits for female students on job interviews

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Women attending Prairie State College will have a new resource with the start of the new semester this week.

January 27, 2014 12:00 am

Business groups go on record against minimum wage hike in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD | A coalition of business groups say Illinois employers cannot afford another increase in the minimum wage.

January 14, 2014 1:03 pm

Delayed Sept. U.S. jobs report to be issued Tuesday

WASHINGTON | After a 2 ½ -week delay, the government on Tuesday will issue the September employment report, providing a snapshot of the job market's health before the 16-day partial government shutdown.

October 21, 2013 4:08 pm
Prairie State College job fair draws students, employers

Prairie State College job fair draws students, employers

Hiring representatives from companies across the region gathered at Prairie State College Tuesday in search of prospective employees.

April 16, 2013 12:13 pm Photos

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Gregg hounds Pence on social issues

Gregg hounds Pence on social issues

INDIANAPOLIS | Reaching out Monday to female Hoosier voters in his bid for governor, Democrat John Gregg declared his opponent, Republican Mike Pence, "out of touch" and "extremist" for his positions on women's health issues.

June 04, 2012 3:00 pm Photos

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SSC job fair draws thousands

SSC job fair draws thousands

Crown Point resident Rezwan Khan, whose field is in management, ponders which company to visit and submit a resume to at the Thornton Township and South Suburban College annual job fair held on Tuesday morning in the school field house.

May 22, 2012 1:43 pm

Staffing firm recruiting job candidates at Portage WorkOne office

PORTAGE | Businesses in Portage, Hobart and Valparaiso are looking for people later this month and next month to fill entry-level positions.

March 13, 2012 10:00 am
Discount apparel store opens in Calumet City

Discount apparel store opens in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY |  As hundreds waited outside March 3 for the doors to open at the new Ross "Dress for Less," 480 River Oaks West, store officials and Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush cut the ribbon to open the new store.

March 10, 2012 7:30 pm
Discount apparel stores opens in Calumet City

Discount apparel stores opens in Calumet City

Calumet City Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Quallkinbush, at left, cuts the ribbon at the recent grand opening of the Ross "Dress for Less" store. At right is store manager Judy Spivey and in back is 2nd Ward Alderman Leni Wosczynski.

March 10, 2012 12:00 am
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