Payroll Survey Estimates - The preliminary nonfarm payroll jobs estimate was up 2,100 from one year ago to 619,200 for November.
The state's saw strong job growth came in several sectors including professional and business services, which added 3,330 jobs; trade, transportation and utilities, which added 1,600 jobs; and financial activities, which also added 1,600 jobs. That rate is down 0.5% from a year ago at this time.
But a closer look shows the drop is not because more jobless Delawareans are finding work, but rather more people have simply stopped looking. Around the state, the lowest rate was 2.4 percent in Cumberland and Sagadahoc counties and the highest was 4.6 percent in Washington County. Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was up a slight 0.1 percentage point in November to 3.7 percent, but was down 0.4 percentage point from a year ago.
Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday Night
To increase the chances of seeing meteors, choose a site at least 40 miles from a major city, Astronomy.com said. This year is especially good because the moon will be a thin crescent, so moonlight should not interfere.
Uber Should Be Considered As A Transport Company
The decision opens the door for European cities to impose stricter regulations on the ride-hailing company as a taxi operator. The verdict is a long-awaited judgment expected to have major implications for how Uber is regulated throughout Europe.
Alaska is 29th in state health ranking
Premature death, defined as deaths before the age of 75, in addition to cardiovascular and drug deaths are on the rise as well. MA has been climbing in the rankings since the first report was released in 1990, according to the United Health Foundation.
Winter Storm Warning in effect — Metro Detroit Weather
The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of 33 and low of 19 for Thursday , and a high of 37 and low of 22 for Friday . December 14 for Lorain, Medina, Summit, Richland, Ashland, Wayne and Stark counties, according to the National Weather Service .
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65: mayor's office
She said the mayor strongly supported opening a new homeless center in the Mission District named the Navigation Center. Many political observers say Mayor Lee was concerned the rising rents in Chinatown would lead to gentrification.