News Roundup: Local Chicago businesses show signs of recovery

The neighborhood around Ford's South Side assembly plant was hit hard two years ago after the recession caused the plant to lay off 800 workers. Now, with the recent addition of 1200 jobs, the area is showing signs of recovery.

Economic indicators show that the nation is slowly recovering, calming fears of a "double dip" recession. Housing remains a problem, however, with sales of existing homes down.

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-Compiled by Louis McGill

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