According to the listings site Rent.com, the best place for a recent college graduate in search of a decent paycheck and an affordable place to live isn't one of the much-buzzed about cities for bright young things, like Austin or San Francisco.Per the website's numbers crunching, top cities actuall ... More >>
Last year, 17.7 percent of blacks living in the Twin Cities were unemployed. That's significantly down from 21 percent in 2010, but still high enough to earn our metro a dubious distinction -- the unemployment gap between blacks and whites in the Twin Cities is higher than any other major metro in t ... More >>
Tim and Mary Pawlenty, happily signing away all your jobs.First we learned Minnesota is taking all the jobs in America. Now we know that China is taking all of Minnesota's jobs. So, A minus B, minus China, times infinity... soon China will have every single job in America.Well, maybe it's not tha ... More >>
Photo: daquellamaneraIn the Twin Cities, this means you, especially if you are black.If you're black in the Twin Cities you're more than three times as likely to be unemployed as your white neighbors. That's the worst disparity in the nation, according to a new study by the Economic Policy ... More >>
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