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Jobless rate falls to 15-year low in Massachusetts

Jobless rate falls to 15-year low in Massachusetts

Michigan's jobless rate was unchanged at 4.5 percent in August from July, remaining at its lowest level in 15 years. "This is the first time in nine years that Georgia's unemployment rate has been as low as the national rate", Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said.


Man charged with killing Ohio trooper on Cleveland freeway

Man charged with killing Ohio trooper on Cleveland freeway

Thursday. Police have not said any information about potential charges or what led to the crash. The Highway Patrol issued a statement Friday that says Velez was standing inside the interstate's berm conducting traffic enforcement when Gaspar swerved to avoid another vehicle and hit Velez.


After Legal Fight, GOP Seeks Felon Voting Rights Changes

After Legal Fight, GOP Seeks Felon Voting Rights Changes

The high court said it would not require McAuliffe to prove that he is complying with its July 22 ruling that struck down his initial blanket attempt to restore felons' voting rights. Del. Marcus Simon has introduced a proposal that would strip that language from the state's Constitution. A newly proposed amendment to Virginia's Constitution could remove the barriers for felons to vote entirely.


Critics blast Matt Lauer during NBC forum

Critics blast Matt Lauer during NBC forum

Asked why she didn't have a more commanding lead over Trump, she said the race was always going to be close but her campaign was "in a strong position". "I'm not going to promise something that I think most thinking Americans know is going to be a huge challenge". Trump also flirted with revealing what he had been learning in classified intelligence briefings given to him by USA officials because he is the Republican nominee.



Tropical Storm Warning in effect as Hermine moves north

As of late Friday , about 30 million people along the US East Coast were under tropical storm watches and warnings through the weekend. Exactly where that westward turn occurs will determine how close the storm gets to New Jersey . Authorities reported two storm-related deaths from the storm. "Making repairs in high winds is not a safe thing for them to do", he said. Forecasters expected Hermine to regain hurricane force as it travels up the coast before weakening again to a tropical ...