DANVILLE -- City leaders are optimistic about the future of the job market.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law will help ex-offenders get jobs in Illinois.
NATIONAL -- Since the recession several years ago, job creation in the state ranks near the bottom.
ILLINOIS -- It's no surprise governor hopeful Bruce Rauner and Governor Pat Quinn have differing opinions on the state's job front.
CHICAGO -- People learning to work in construction could get more help finding a job.
SPRINGFIELD -- For many veterans, the real battle is not active duty, but rather coming home unemployed.
PAXTON -- An area store which has been around for decades is closing its doors.
ILLINOIS -- By 2020, the goal is to attract 75,000 new jobs to the state. People who helped put the plan together say it's already off to a good start.
Update: 10:08 pm TUSCOLA -- Hundreds of jobs may be headed to the area.
ILLINOIS -- For the second straight month, unemployment rates fell in every metro area in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- The good news on the Illinois job front continues.
URBANA -- Bad news for some workers.
Update: 4:50 pm, 6/9/14, Monday CHAMPAIGN -- Illinois has some of the highest teen unemployment rates, but the city and Unit 4 School District hope to change that.
NATIONAL -- More people are going back to work, but men are having a tougher time landing a job.
ILLINOIS -- There's good news for the unemployed. More jobs are being created.
ILLINOIS -- Summer is here and business owners are looking to hire teens for part-time jobs, but it's not that easy.
DECATUR -- Caterpillar is bringing back some workers who were laid off.
ILLINOIS -- The state's unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in nearly six years. 25,000 more people were working in April than in May, but opinions on hiring still vary widely.
NATIONAL -- A new poll finds more students may be graduating college without having a job lined up.
Latest: 10:05 pm, 4/25/14, Friday SULLIVAN -- A local trucking company hopes Kraft's loss is its gain.
URBANA -- More signs the economy hasn't totally recovered; 31 jobs are being cut at the Dart Container Company.
ILLINOIS -- More workers are finding jobs.
MACON COUNTY -- A state representative is getting ready to present a new bill in Springfield.
DANVILLE -- The unemployment rate in town is higher than what it was last year, but at least one organization is looking to put some people back to work.
Update: 10:05 pm, 3/12/14, Wednesday TUSCOLA -- The city can check another item off its to-do list to land a billion-dollar company.
NATIONAL -- A growing number of people in the workforce are calling it quits.
NATIONAL -- The latest jobs numbers show hiring warmed up a bit in January.
CHAMPAIGN -- A local company is expanding.
Update: 10:05 pm DANVILLE -- Mayor Scott Eisenhauer wants to raise $1 million for upgrades to the fire department.
NATIONAL -- Illinois is one of the top states in business growth.
ILLINOIS -- An announcement from AT&T will help put people back to work.
Update: 6:04 pm ILLINOIS -- Governor Quinn delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday morning and talked a lot about education.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you're searching for work, the state says, "look harder, there are jobs out there."
Update: 4:53 pm, 1/22/14, Wednesday MATTOON -- Shoppers will be sorry to see it go.
CHAMPAIGN -- Hundreds of new jobs are closer to coming.
PARIS -- Hundreds of jobs are headed to Edgar County.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- An effort to create more jobs in the state is also giving students a more comfortable learning environment.
BLOOMINGTON -- One of Central Illinois' largest employers may be shifting jobs out of state.
NATIONAL -- Landing a good job is much easier for those who are fluent in foreign languages.
NATIONAL -- The world's largest retailer plans to promote more than 25,000 of its workers by the end of January.
During "Careers in Energy week," Ameren Illinois is showcasing jobs the company is looking to fill as part of $1 billion in upgrades to the gas and electric energy delivery infrastructure in central and southern Illinois.
DECATUR -- ADM wants millions of dollars in tax breaks to stay in the state, but taxpayers say that's not fair.
DANVILLE -- Mayor Eisenhauer is fighting to keep some state jobs in the city.
CHICAGO -- A program to help veterans get job training will soon get underway in the state. It's called "Get Skills to Work."
TUSCOLA -- The city is in the running for a fertilizer treatment plant.
Update: 4:08 pm URBANA -- $400-million. That's how much the state has given to local road projects the past four years.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn says there's good news on the job front in the state.
ILLINOIS -- A new nationwide healthcare reform plan will bring jobs to Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- A supermarket chain is looking for extra help.
DANVILLE -- Some Walgreens workers may soon be out of work.