CHAMPAIGN, IL, April 1, 2015 — Keeping steady population growth has helped Champaign create new jobs and keep the unemployment rate lower than the state average. The attraction for people to move to Champaign has been the tech industry, and Research Park is at the epicenter. As major companies like Yahoo! continue to grow and develop, Research Park also houses dozens of startup companies in its incubator. Companies covering numerous industries at Research Park tap into student talent at the University of Illinois, creating a hub of jobs for both students and Champaign residents.
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