J.W.’s News Update: Friday July 8, 2011
Good Friday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
The Texarkana College Board of Trustees held a budget workshop. The board discussed the red ink that currently permeates the budget. The board says they will work with the new College President James Henry Russell, the faculty, staff, students and the public to get the financial situation in order.
Hiring slowed to a near standstill last month. Employers added the fewest jobs in nine months and the unemployment rate rose to 9.2%. The Labor Department says the ecnomy generated only 18,000 net jobs in June. The number of jobs added in May was revised down to 25,000.
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out a judge’s order lifting the NFL Lockout, handing the league a key victory.