Archive for April, 2017

March’s Employment Growth Down Over February, January

Sunday, April 30th, 2017:

March’s lackluster job performance is a result of slower growth in a few sectors, like education and health services, which only gained 16,000 jobs last month compared to the 66,000 jobs gained in February. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 30, 2017 March’s total nonfarm payroll employment grew by 98,000 jobs last month, a 55 percent decrease over February’s employment growth, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, April 7, 2017. “Employment gains hit 216,000 jobs in February and 219,000 jobs in January, a significant difference compared to last month’s performance,” said Jay Rollins, […] Read More →

Last call for the Paddle Wheel Bar and Grill

Sunday, April 30th, 2017:

Please enable Javascript to watch this video BETTENDORF – After 21 years in business the Paddle Wheel Bar & Grill will close it’s doors for good this weekend. It’s often compared to a bar in Boston where everyone knows your name, but this bar can be found in downtown Bettendorf. “It`s been a landmark forever, every time you drive across the bridge you see it,” said Lee Sandoval. While it’s been a lot of memories, “My husband brought me here for valentine`s day, he had a candle in his pocket and everything. He put it on the table and we […] Read More →

Scrap plastic pipes become artificial fishing reefs – News – Houma Today

Sunday, April 30th, 2017:

By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — Plastic pipes that energy companies would otherwise send to landfills are being turned into “fish attractors ” by wildlife biologists in at least three Southern states. Kentucky biologists have made hundreds of these artificial reefs from pipe donated by Atmos Energy, setting them out in lakes, rivers and creeks in the state’s northeastern and eastern districts, said Jeremy Shiflet, of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources in Calhoun. He said colleagues in Louisiana and Tennessee are starting similar programs with the pipe, which ranges from a half-inch to […] Read More →

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