YORK - York County's unemployment rate dropped more than a half percent between July and August, according to the Nebraska Department of Labor.
San Joaquin County's unemployment rate tumbled in August to 10.3 percent, down sharply from a revised 11.1 percent in July, as public and private schools began a new instructional year, state employment officials reported Friday.
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent months devising a strategy for managing short-term interest rates. Two days after the plan's release, some market participants warn the new approach may have flaws.
Occupy Wall Street has been on a debt-abolishing tear lately -- recently buying nearly $4 million in student loans from debt collectors and then forgiving it.
UT lecturer Matt Culver discusses the goal of Parking Day and how they have transformed two parking spaces on Market Street. (Video by J. Miles Cary/News Sentinel).