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Greetings: Week of May 30

 This week on, a website and social network devoted to coverage and discussion of social and economic issues within Central Illinois:


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. contributed to this Latitude News report. 


Out and About: May and June event calendar by Carletta Donaldson

Check out this events calendar for all the cool happenings in your neighborhood.


Once a Ghetto, May 1969

Illinois Public Media is now posting archived videos. Check out this interesting one on blighted housing from May 1969.


Revisit: The Housing Gap in Champaign, Vermilion Counties

Take another look at our work on the affordable housing gap in Central Illinois.


ProPublic:Where are the foreclosure deal millions going in your state?

Illinois is slated to get $105 million as part of a $2.5 billion settlement deal between the five largest banks and 49 states and the District of Columbia. See how it compares via this interactive map from ProPublica.


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