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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Unemployment down in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Unemployment down in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    Unemployment eased down to 5 percent in Broward County in October and to 5.6 percent in Palm Beach County, the state said Friday. The rates were 5.6 percent and 6.9 percent, respectively, a year ago. The Fort Lauderdale metro area added 24,000 jobs, a...
  • Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam

    Florida still draws gobs of cash from Uncle Sam
    TALLAHASSEE – The struggle over whether to expand Florida's Medicaid program to 900,000 uninsured won't pick up much traction in the Capitol next year. Even though a new lobbying push by social-service advocates is underway, the reasons for its...
  • California adds 41,500 jobs; unemployment rate holds at 7.3%

    The California unemployment rate held steady at 7.3% in October, even as the state generated the largest increase in jobs in the nation. California employers added 41,500 nonfarm payroll jobs, followed by the 35,200 jobs added in Texas, according to the...
  • Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses to nonprofit for $24 million

    Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses to nonprofit for $24 million
    Orange County-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. said Thursday that it has agreed to sell off 56 campuses for $24 million to a nonprofit entity that collects student loan debt on behalf of the federal government. The deal between Corinthian and...
  • Why wouldn't you vote for a Democratic Congress?

    Why wouldn't you vote for a Democratic Congress?
    Midterm elections are today. If you are deciding not to vote or to vote against President Obama, here is what you are choosing to vote against: 1. Unemployment rate is under 6 percent for the first time since the Great Recession in 2008 (6 years) 2....
  • Tom Wolf elected Pennsylvania governor in landslide

    Tom Wolf elected Pennsylvania governor in landslide
    Democrat Tom Wolf made history Tuesday by beating Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in the general election. Wolf is the first challenger from either party to knock off a sitting governor since Pennsylvania voters changed the state Constitution in 1968 to...
  • Anheuser-Busch lays off St. Louis employees amid weak beer sales

    ST. LOUIS Anheuser-Busch laid off an undisclosed number of employees in St. Louis this month amid declining sales volume in the United States. Some affected employees were notified of the layoffs on Thursday, Nov. 13. A-B confirmed the layoffs but...
  • Connecticut Job Market Still Growing, Up 3,600 In October

    Connecticut Job Market Still Growing, Up 3,600 In October
    Connecticut employers added 3,600 jobs in October, and initial estimates are that the state's jobs base is up 23,000 from a year ago, a very strong year by Connecticut standards. The state has only broken the 20,000 mark twice in the past 15 years, in...
  • Twin Cities archdiocese weighs bankruptcy, cites costs of sex abuse cases

    MINNEAPOLIS Citing growing financial trouble linked to clergy sex abuse cases, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Thursday raised the prospect that it will seek bankruptcy protection. In its annual report in the Catholic Spirit online newspaper,...
  • Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses across U.S.

    Corinthian Colleges to sell 56 campuses across U.S.
    After months of uncertainty about the fate of its schools, Orange County-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. announced plans to sell 56 campuses across the United States to a nonprofit entity that services student loans on behalf of the federal government....
  • Rachel Marsden: Will Obama finish as a statesman or a politician?

    PARIS -- U.S. President Barack Obama was elected in 2008 as a politician, and he's on pace to finish his presidency as one, rather than as the statesman many presumed he would become. As it currently stands, his accomplishments aren't likely to remain...