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the morning cram [show me the money edition]

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The unemployment rate in the US has fallen to its lowest level in three years.

NPR reports last month’s surge in hiring helped to drive unemployment to 8.5%. Here’s hoping those people will be allowed to keep their jobs and their extra cash.

Kentucky~  Paducah City Commissioner Watkins announces his run for the 3rd district seat. Former McCracken county humane society workers arraigned for inhumane euthanasia. The Dorena-Hickman ferry is nearly done with its retrofit. Life is about to get better for Goldfish in Owensboro. No state department is safe from upcoming budget cuts. Beshear has appointed a group to study tax reform. A Connecticut hedge fund linked to Kentucky Retirement accounts has failed.

 

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  1. Unemployment always lowers in December – regardless of what the economy is like. Stores hire for the Christmas season. I would not be quick to say the economy is changing. Let’s see what happens in the spring/summer where traditionally construction jobs pick up yet haven’t done so for three years now.

    marymforbes

    January 6, 2012 at 9:40 am


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