Savanna Finch-Henson to reign as Queen of the 78th East Texas Yamboree
Jun 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Miss Savanna Jayce Finch-Henson was announced as the winner of the race to become the 78th Yamboree Queen Friday afternoon at First National Bank. Princess is Miss Kara Alysse Smith. Seven young la...
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Temporary jobs increased to 2.9 million, accounting for 2.4 percent of all private-sector jobs in the country, according to a Commerce Department report released Wednesday. Because of their flexibility, temporary jobs are considered a leading indicator for employment, the report said, with data showing these jobs consistently see losses and gains pre- and post-recession that are later mirrored in total nonfarm employment numbers.
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Auto assembly line robots weld on the frame of 2009 Dodge Ram pick-up trucks at the Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Warren, MichiganU.S. job growth likely cooled a bit in June after reaching a five-month high, but still-healthy hiring would suggest the labor market is strong enough to support a September interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve. The jobless rate is forecast to fall one-tenth of a percentage point back to a seven-year low of 5.4 percent, not far from the 5.0 percent to 5.2 percent range most Fed officials consider consistent with full employment.


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Board seeks public input to improve emergency preparedness in county
by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Jun 28, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A board chaired by an Upshur County extension agent is seeking public input and donations to improve the county’s emergency preparedness, both for natural disasters and personal medical emergencies...
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