Springfield unemployment rate remains stable

Dec 10, 2001

Employment data collected for the year shows that the Springfield metropolitan statistical area has remained somewhat insulated from state and national trends. The national unemployment rate is currently at 5.4 percent, while the state of Missouri's rate is one point ...

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Springfield graded by Population Connection as an A- in the Kid Friendly City rankings

Dec 02, 2001

Ranked 31st out of 140 cities for the overall well-being and support of children; thereby indicating the future success of the city by it's next generation of ...

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Springfield is chosen as a 2001 Gold Medal School System

Dec 01, 2001

Springfield placed in the top 18% of all school systems in the nation by an index that measures graduation outcomes, resources available to schools, and education in the community. View entire ...

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