Indiana Unemployment Rate Holds Steady, More Are Working
In Morgan County, January's unemployment rate was 6.2 percent, up from 5.4 percent in December and 5.9 percent in January 2016, according to the state Department of Labor.
The rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point from December 2016, which was 3.9 percent.
Only New Hampshire, at 2.7 percent, and Hawaii, at 2.8 percent, had lower unemployment rates than Colorado in January, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Despite the decline, the area's job growth rate previous year was well ahead of the 2.3 percent statewide average and second-fastest in the state behind Fort Collins. "Our labor force is larger than it has been in more than five years".
It may not be as worrisome as it looks: one reason the unemployment rate spiked in Flagler is because the labor force also spiked by more than 600 workers, to 45,438, an unusual 1.3 percent month-over-month increase, and a 4 percent increase from a year ago.
Labor Commissioner Fitzgerald Washington says nearly 10,000 people entered the labor force last month but only 6,500 of them found work. Ten major industry sectors posted job losses, the majority of which experienced typical seasonal fluctuations. The number of unemployed, defined as those who had actively sought a job in the past month, fell by 1,600 from December on a seasonally-adjusted basis and is down by 12,200 over the past year. Jobs in professional and business services decreased 5,900.
Statewide sectors that saw the most growth including mining, logging, construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, and administrative and waste services. Still, overall employment rose by about 6,400 to 2.05 million.
State officials report another drop in unemployment for Arkansas.
Ireland's Six Nations championship dream is over for another year after Wales won this evening's encounter in Cardiff 22-9. Little offloads, discipline, those sorts of things throughout the 80 minutes that we could control, and we did that today.
These shows will feature highlights and analysts from around the League and a preview of the day's upcoming matches. The first MLS match to be streamed on Facebook will be Atlanta United hosting the Chicago Fire on March 18.
In the United States, the celibacy requirement is partly what sets priests apart from clergy in Protestant denominations. Despite that aforementioned "enormous" priest shortage, Pope Francis did not mention opening the priesthood up to women.
This week, Tebow faced reigning AL Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello during a Grapefruit League game, and struck out looking. Tebow, the 29-year-old ex-Heisman trophy victor , is a few months into an attempt to start a baseball career.
In December 2015, United Airlines announced it would connect SFO and the airport (with the service having started in May 2016). In August, Alaska Airlines announced its new presence in Indy with nonstop service to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
The release of Mass Effect: Andromeda is only two weeks away, and every day, EA and BioWare tease something new about the game. The demo showcases oodles of never-before-seen gameplay with the focus being the Loyalty Mission for Liam Kosta .
Ryan shared a photo of dominoes pieced together, with some extra black dots added to the pieces, to spell out Zazie's full name. Meanwhile, it's still unclear precisely which leading man type will be playing Domino's love interest Nathan Summers/Cable.
In today's game, Barnes pinpointed the defense by Georgia and the lack of production from Williams as the issues with the scoring. And from that point, we were really scrambling to try to get the ball where we wanted it and doing something with it.
That'd be, obviously, the worst-case scenario, but it's way too early to make that kind of 1:1 correlation. One of our best performances was against Manchester City [2-0 victory in October] and he was the striker.
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LLC now owns 3,260 shares of the company's stock worth $132,000 after buying an additional 1,891 shares in the last quarter. Investment Counsel ADV purchased a new position in Marathon Petroleum Corp during the third quarter worth about $105,000.
Texas Southern opens NCAA tourney vs. North Carolina
UNC's opponent enters the tournament after going 16-2 in the SWAC conference on their way to a 23-11 overall record. If history is any indicator, there will nearly certainly be some ACC flavor in town for the NCAA Tournament .
E-mail threat forces JCC to close
The DeWitt center was put on lockdown for some time while police investigated a non-specific threat of violence. Similar threats have been called in today in Wisconsin, New York and California.
The sudden death of Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin
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TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of snow showers
Forecasters say to expect rainy, windy conditions throughout the mid-valley on Saturday , with highs around 55. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Court Ousts South Korean President Park Geun-hye
Outside South Korea's Constitutional Court Friday morning, thousands of South Koreans crammed onto the street to await the ruling. A leftish government might well re-open the industrial complex just inside North Korea, but with South Korean firms and managers.
Kim Jong Nam's son may have fled to Netherlands
China, which was reportedly protecting Kim Jong Nam, banned all coal imports from North Korea, prompting the regime to lash out. Kim Jong Un was widely suspected to be behind his brother's murder to eliminate a potential challenger to his rule.
Female Marine 'disgusted' to see photos online
Just the Tip, of the Spear was subject of multiple news stories in 2013 and 2014 by the Marine Corps Times and Task and goal . Recent reports have indicated that active-duty Marines who participated in the group could face felony charges.
Vince Young hoping to sign with CFL Saskatchewan
Outside Football: Young is now employed at the University of Texas where he is promoting diversity and community engagement. According to TSN's Gary Lawless , Young could be introduced by the team as early as Thursday, should today's talks go well.