The Illinois House impeaches the governor; job losses hit record high.

A summary of what's in the major U.S. newspapers.
Jan. 10 2009 6:11 AM

Will Blago Go?

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Among perhaps the most daring workers in the Midwest are the employees of investment company Edward Jones. The firm, founded in 1922, still sends salespeople door-to-door selling investments, and it has stayed afloat even in the worst market since the 1930s. A front-page story in the WSJ features the people who pitch relatively conservative investments to Missouri families, retirees, and shop owners while rescuing the odd child from a tree or dog from a goldfish pond—all in a day's work.