Georgia's Jobless Rate Remains Unchanged At 6.3 PercentState labor officials say Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 6.3 percent is unchanged from the previous month, and still well below the 7.3 percent rate from a year ago.
Mediator: Tentative Deal In Symphony DisputeAtlanta Symphony Orchestra union and board of Woodruff Arts Center talks were underway for ten months; the labor dispute included a two-month lockout of the musicians.
Georgia's Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.4 Percent Georgia had 90,000 more jobs in December than it did at that point a year ago.
Ga. Autism Project Looks To Early Detection In a small room similar to a doctor's office, Marlaina Dreher broke into applause as her 5-year-old son, Brandon, grabbed a red plastic spoon filled with puréed lasagna and fed himself.
Police Officer Delivers Baby On side Of Georgia Road A newborn boy and his mother are expected to be fine after the woman went into labor in her car in metro Atlanta.
Opinion: Michigan's Brain Dead GOPThe curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November's elections.
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy TheoryThere is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama's birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal PressThe newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.
Opinion: Obama Says He Is Bored With Debate Prep, Really He's Afraid To Defend His Failed RecordPreparing for this debate has got to be the most depressing thing Obama has ever done. He must be staring at facts and figures that he can hardly believe – and then realize he has to defend them come Wednesday night – with his biggest critic, Mitt Romney – and the nation – staring at him. It’s going to be terrible for Obama.
Opinion: Unlike Obama, Romney Has A Plan To Save Social SecurityUnlike Obama, Mitt Romney has been talking about his plan to save Social Security on the campaign trail in the recent past. Though it is getting little to no coverage in the national press, it should be getting the positive “buzz” it deserves.
Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement RefsWant to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.