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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • Ohio reports unchanged 5.2 percent unemployment rate for May

    State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate remained at 5.2 percent in May, unchanged from April. The Friday report from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services showed Ohio's May unemployment rate was down from the same month last year, when it...
  • Young adult unemployment improves in May, still high at 13.6 percent

    Unemployment nationwide for 18- to 29-year-olds in May was 9.1 percent, according to nonpartisan young American advocacy organization Generation Opportunity. Include those that gave up looking for work, and the effective unemployment rate was 13.6...
  • After decades of fighting for the poor, Alan Jennings now in a fight for himself

    After decades of fighting for the poor, Alan Jennings now in a fight for himself
    Alan Jennings looked down at his cellphone as the number for Bethlehem developer Lou Pektor lit up. Pektor was planning to build 50 upscale town homes on seven acres in Bethlehem Township, right after evicting people living in 43 mobile homes on his...
  • Schuh: 'Liberal majority' blocked budget progress

    Steve Schuh lacks the key, the "name of the game" in Anne Arundel County: The fourth vote. With a Republican-led County Council, the GOP county executive might have expected support from enough of his seven legislative counterparts to pass key policy...
  • Our say: Budget process a tale of two straitjackets

     Our say: Budget process a tale of two straitjackets
    While the final pieces remain to be fitted in place on Monday, this much is already clear: This spring's county budget festivities were the oddest in a long time. How often do these processes end without a big fight over school spending? And when is the...
  • Letters: Library hours; Earmarked funds

    Letters: Library hours; Earmarked funds
    Library hours I recently received an email from the Anne Arundel Pubic Library CEO in regards to the county executive's proposal on cutting the budget allocated specifically to help better the public library system. I am a graduating senior from...
  • City Council panel blasts Thornton for school layoffs, holds up budget

    City Council panel blasts Thornton for school layoffs, holds up budget
    A City Council committee declined Tuesday to approve hundreds of millions of dollars for Baltimore's schools, saying education officials had misled the council to believe layoffs would be limited to central office staff — then sent pink slips to...
  • Pfleger talks in suburbs about gun violence in city

    Pfleger talks in suburbs about gun violence in city
    The Rev. Michael Pfleger was cheered, booed, heckled and given a standing ovation at St. George Catholic Church in Tinley Park. And that was all in reaction to a speech urging everyone to join together to stop the killing of children on the streets of...
  • Homebuilders Standard Pacific, Ryland Group agree to merger

    Standard Pacific Corp. and Ryland Group Inc. have agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction that will create a single homebuilder with operations in 17 states. The merger marks the first big move toward consolidation among the major publicly traded...
  • Target selling its pharmacies, clinics to CVS for $1.9 billion

    MINNEAPOLIS Target Corp.'s 1,660 pharmacies and 80 clinics inside its stores are being acquired by CVS Health Corp. in a $1.9 billion deal. Those pharmacies and clinics will be rebranded and operated by CVS, the companies announced this morning. The...
  • Budget cuts prompt layoffs at Johns Hopkins University

    Budget cuts prompt layoffs at Johns Hopkins University
    Citing lower income from federal grants, Johns Hopkins University quietly laid off 41 administrative staff late last week, according to an item on The Hub, a Hopkins news website. Another 13 staff members were told that their jobs would be reorganized,...