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Unemployment slows, new jobs created

Unemployment slows, new jobs created

Jacqueline Morales

February 7, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that unemployment rates slightly changed to 4.8 percent for Jan.According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, 227,000 new jobs have been added in the last month.The main areas include retail trade, construction and financial services. "It is a really encouraging...

Fire department cuts personnel, 15 face layoffs

Fire department cuts personnel, 15 face layoffs

Katia Berg

October 31, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Fifteen Chico firefighters face losing their jobs as federal grant funding is lost. In early 2014, a $5.3 million grant was approved by City Council to fund over a dozen positions for the Fire Department. In two years, the grant money diminished significantly, forcing local firefighters to come to th...

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