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Midday News Links

By Staff in News on Oct 6, 2011 5:40PM

  • President Obama continued selling his jobs plan today, calling it "insurance against a recession." [Sun-Times]
  • Rates on 30-year mortgages fall below 4 percent for the first time. [Chicago Breaking News]
  • Illinois posted a huge loss in tech jobs in 2010. [Crain's]
  • Transit 2020: an immodest proposal for the CTA. [Gapers Block]
  • ESPN parts ways with Hank Williams, Jr. over whatever he said about President Obama and Hitler. [Sun-Times]
  • The Emerald Ash Borer has been found in two more Illinois counties. [Illinois Government News Network]
  • Opening arguments began in the trial of Springfield power broker William Cellini. [WBEZ]