J.W.’s News Update: Thursday October 20, 2011
Good Thursday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
More arrests coming in the SW Arkansas Drug Trafficking Roundup. At least 26 people remain at large and the FBI posted photos of them on the website of their Little Rock office.
In all 76 people are accused of selling crack cocaine and methamphetamines near schools, housing projects and a playground.
Unemployment benefits applications declined slightly last week by 6,ooo to a total of 403,000. Layoffs and applications tend to rise at the beginning of recessions so these numbers suggest hiring remains sluggish but layoffs are not worsening.
The St. Louis Cardinals took Game One of the World Series last night at a chilly Busch Stadium. Temperatures are expected to remain cold for game two tonight Texas Rangers 14 game winner Colby Lewis will try to even the best of seven series against Jamie Garcia for the Cards.