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Sean Crawford talks with Tim Landis, Business Editor for the State Journal-Register.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

Illinois Issues: The Rural Exodus

Aug 10, 2017
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Analysis: What should be done to respond to loss of rural population?

Americans have been waiting for a solid pay raise for years. Maybe there's good news awaiting them as the country employs more people.

The U.S. economic recovery has gone on for eight long years, and the unemployment rate is at a low 4.4 percent. But wage gains have barely budged.

That's got economists scratching their heads.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with the State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with Tim Landis, Business Editor for the State Journal-Register:

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with Business Editor Tim Landis of the State Journal-Register.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with Tim Landis, Business Editor for the State Journal-Register.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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Sean Crawford talks with Tim Landis, Business Editor of the State Journal-Register.

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Sean Crawford talks with State Journal-Register Business Editor Tim Landis.

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