How do you live without a steady paycheck?
There are reports unemployment numbers are going down.
Update: 4:47 pm, 10/24/14, Friday VERMILION COUNTY -- Unemployment rates fell last month. The state reports rates went from 9.7 to 8.2%.
NATIONAL -- The number of jobs in the U.S. is growing, but at a slow pace.
ILLINOIS -- More people were working in the state last month than in the past six years. It's because more than 11,000 jobs were added.
SPRINGFIELD -- For many veterans, the real battle is not active duty, but rather coming home unemployed.
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.
CHAMPAIGN -- The unemployment rate here is lower than the national average.
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.
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.
VERMILION COUNTY -- The state released its latest unemployment numbers. Danville was the only region in Illinois with higher numbers this year than last.
NATIONAL -- The US job market got a boost in February.
NATIONAL -- The latest jobs numbers show hiring warmed up a bit in January.
Update: 4:53 pm, 1/22/14, Wednesday MATTOON -- Shoppers will be sorry to see it go.
NATIONAL -- Many homeowners who lost their long-term unemployment benefits are struggling to pay mortgages.
SPRINGFIELD -- Things are looking up on Illinois' job front with the state adding more private-sector jobs and unemployment rates falling back in most metro areas.
DANVILLE -- A global company will shut down its plant in Vermilion County.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new federal grant could help keep millions of your tax dollars from ending up in the wrong hands.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you're an out-of-work Star Trek fan, Illinois is making it easier on you.
ILLINOIS -- Benefits would be nice, but many people in the state, just want a job.
DECATUR -- The city has one of the highest jobless rates in the state. A pair of local lawmakers is trying to turn that around.
DECATUR -- People are struggling to find work, but city leaders have hope.
ILLINOIS -- The numbers are in. 195,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in June.
SPRINGFIELD -- Recent numbers show unemployment has improved in some Illinois cities.
CHICAGO -- Preliminary data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) shows May unemployment rates fell in eight of twelve metro districts compared to last year.
DECATUR -- A state jobs report has some dim news for workers.
CBS -- The numbers are in. 175,000 jobs were added last month, but the U.S. Labor Department says unemployment is up as well.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Good news for job seekers in Central Illinois.
ILLINOIS -- The state's unemployment rate struggles to get back on its feet as new numbers show just a few more people have jobs in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD -- The number of unemployed in Illinois isn't getting smaller.
DECATUR -- One woman was among the hundreds laid off from Caterpillar.
SPRINGFIELD -- The number of people out of work is up.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- About 9% of people are unemployed.
DANVILLE -- Hundreds of people are losing their jobs.
COLES COUNTY -- A government office which helped thousands of people find jobs is closing.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people in Illinois rely on unemployment checks when times are tough.
DANVILLE -- A new report shows it might be a little tougher to find a job in two Central Illinois areas.
NATIONAL -- Fewer Americans are seeking unemployment benefits.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unemployment benefits could end for some people at the end of the month. It's part of a national discussion about the fiscal cliff.
UNITED STATES -- Good news for the unemployed.
CHAMPAIGN -- If you're looking for work, you might want to look outside the U.S.
CHAMPAIGN -- Tuesday was the last day for the local Hostess store after company leaders decided to liquidate the business.
CHAMPAIGN -- 12 million people are unemployed in the U.S.
SAVOY -- New numbers show the nation's unemployment rate is dropping.
CHAMPAIGN -- One worker says he and more than 30 co-workers have been laid off from Clifford-Jacobs.
ILLINOIS -- More people are out of work in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of people are accused of cashing in on jobless benefits they didn't deserve.