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Unemployment down to 7.8%

In addition to your midterms (hopefully) being over for a while and fall break being only a week away, there’s something else to celebrate this weekend. September’s unemployment numbers were reported today, and dropped to 7.8%—the lowest they’ve been since January 2009. The unemployment rate in August was 8.1%. September job creation was apparent in… Continue reading Unemployment down to 7.8%

Campus Endorsements · Campus Life · Local Feature · National Feature

Duke Democrats May Primary Endorsements

Of the contested elections in this May’s primary ballot, some provide clear-cut choices, but many require a more nuanced look. These races are Governor, Lt. Governor, Durham County Commissioner and NC Senate 22.  For the post of Governor, former Congressman Bob Etheridge is the best choice. Three are three important considerations at play in choosing… Continue reading Duke Democrats May Primary Endorsements