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Latitude News: As jobs go overseas, foreign jobs come here - just not enough

Jobs, jobs, jobs.

That’s been the national mantra since the Great Recession hit in 2008, and it does not seem to be going anywhere.

In our perpetual quest to illuminate U.S. connections with the world, Latitude News hit the streets of Danville, Illinois this week to ask people about the global economy.

Danville’s large local employers include a VA hospital, a Quaker Foods factory and an airplane parts maker, but folks in Danville said local job prospects were dismal.

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Pam G. Dempsey/CU-CitizenAccess/The building where the famed Windbreaker jackets were once made now sits vacant. Behind it, the soybean processing giant, Bunge, operates. Some Danville residents report concern over job loss in the area.

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