After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
The unemployment rate has fallen to the lowest percentage in more than five years, the Department of Labor announced Friday.
Unemployment fell from 6.7 percent in March to 6.3 percent in April. The U.S. economy gained 288,000 jobs, which the Labor Department says were gained across several fields, including professional and business services, retail and construction.
The figures were a mixed bag: on the one hand, the unemployment figure fell in part because the number of people seeking work also fell. Those not seeking work are not counted as unemployed.
But the number of jobs added in April was significantly higher than expected, and the largest number in two years--a sign that job creation is accelerating. It was also a positive indicator that the economy is recovering from a brutal winter, which had slowed growth over the last few months.
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