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Is 7.8 Obama's October surprise or is it a gift from BLS donors?


Last Friday morning’s jobs report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is being met with skepticism. The report found that, from August to September, the unemployment rate dropped from 8.1 percent to 7.8 percent. The Labor Department said Friday that employers added 114,000 jobs in September.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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