Indiana’s Unemployment Rate Fell Once Again In October

first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Indianapolis – Vice President-elect Governor Mike Pence today issued the following statement as Indiana’s unemployment rate fell once again in October and now stands at 4.4 percent. The October decrease marks a 4 percent decrease in unemployment since January 2013.“In Indiana, we have worked hard to balance our budgets, keep taxes low and reduce the burden of government regulations on employers,” said Vice President-elect Governor Mike Pence. “That work is paying off in communities around the state as our economy grows and Hoosiers continue to find gainful employment. As we look toward the future, let us not be satisfied with these initial successes. I know that with continued leadership at the state level that supports hardworking Hoosiers and encourages companies to start or expand here, the best is yet to come here in Indiana.”BackgroundThe Indiana unemployment rate stands at 4.4 percent. Since January 2013, Indiana’s private sector has grown by 156,200 jobs. Indiana’s total private employment has grown by nearly 27,000 jobs so far this year. Total private employment is now at 2,649,100. The highest levels of growth occurred in the following sectors: Private Educational & Health Services and Trade, Transportation and Utilities. October is the 16th consecutive month that Indiana has recorded private-sector employment above the March 2000 peak.last_img read more

Martin Keown tells Arsenal boss Unai Emery the two players he must start against Tottenham

first_imgMesut Ozil should start the north London derby, according to Martin Keown (Picture: Getty)Asked how important Ozil is to the Gunners, Keown added: ‘So important.‘Ozil has started just three away league games since the end of September but Arsenal’s results have not improved in his absence.‘Since his last start – the 1-1 draw at Brighton on Boxing Day – Arsenal have lost three of their four away games.‘Arsenal’s top-four hopes hinge on their next two matches against Spurs and Manchester United. Comment Unai Emery prepares for derby against TottenhamTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 15:28FullscreenUnai Emery prepares for derby against Tottenham is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘Tottenham are wounded after losing twice in five days. Emery needs to pick Ozil, pick Mkhitaryan and go in for the kill.’Emery, meanwhile, wants his Arsenal team to take the ‘opportunity’ to put pressure on north London rivals Tottenham.He said at his pre-match press conference: ‘There were 10 points difference between us and Spurs two weeks ago. Now it’s four points. It is a big motivation.‘This is a big opportunity for us to play with confidence in our moment, respecting them because they lost two matches but they are still having a very good season.’More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Metro Sport ReporterFriday 1 Mar 2019 4:43 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link230Shares Arsenal manager Unai Emery (Picture: Getty)Martin Keown has urged Unai Emery to ‘go in for the kill’ and start Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the north London derby against Tottenham.The Gunners travel to Wembley on Saturday knowing a victory will see them move to within one point of Spurs in the Premier League table.Arsenal have won three matches on the bounce and smashed Bournemouth 5-1 at the Emirates on Wednesday evening.Tottenham, meanwhile, have seen their slim Premier League title chances evaporate after losing successive games to Burnley and Chelsea.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityArsenal hero Keown says Spurs are ‘wounded’ and believes Emery should unleash Ozil and Mkhitaryan on Mauricio Pochettino’s side.AdvertisementAdvertisementHe told the Daily Mail: ‘Arsenal this season are like watching two teams: one that is dominant at home and another that cannot seem to perform on the road.‘If they are going to do the double over their north London rivals tomorrow, they need to pretend that Wembley is the Emirates.‘The return of Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan has restored some much-needed creativity. Rather than tinker with his tactics, Emery should field both against Tottenham.’center_img Advertisement Martin Keown tells Arsenal boss Unai Emery the two players he must start against Tottenham Advertisementlast_img read more

New Belgian Gardens development to inject $10 million in Townsville economy

first_img MORE IN REAL ESTATE NEWS Local developer Ash Agaibey looks over the site plans for the new Garden Hills apartment complex. Picture: Shae Beplate.A new Belgian Gardens apartment complex Garden Hills, will inject $10 million into the Townsville economy and is expected to be a catalyst for further investment. The development in Bundock St will feature 20 apartments spread over two levels, with the lower level to serve as a health and lifestyle-centred commercial space.Set to be complete in about a year, the development is the brainchild of local medical centre owner Ash Agaibey.“As a local resident and business owner, I’m committed to investing here in Townsville,” Mr Agaibey said. READ MORE Waterfront development hits the market Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill at the site for the new Garden Hills apartment complex. Picture: Shae Beplate.“Townsville needs investments like this to drive our economy upwards,” Cr Hill said. “Just bringing this project to the market has represented a significant investment of at least a quarter of a million dollars on top of the land value of $1.25 million and demonstrates great confidence in its success. “The project has already had a positive impact on local businesses with Mr Agaibey ensuring 100 per cent local involvement including project management, architects, engineers and consultants, with a local builder to also be announced soon.” The complex will include 16 two-bedroom apartments with four upper-level executive apartments featuring large private terraces.There will also be one-bedroom and one-bedroom plus study floorplan options, with prices starting at $314,000.“Through strategic purchasing and clever design and planning, we’re able to pass on savings to our buyers and as a result we’re offering apartments that will boast great lifestyle advantages and high-level finishing in and ideal location, all at a very attractive price,” Mr Agaibey said.“It’s for that reason we’re extremely confident they’ll be in high demand.” “There’s no doubt Townsville has been through some tough economic times but there had been whispers of recovery prior to the February flood event and there’s been some positive industrial news since, so I’m hoping this development shouts confidence. “This will be my largest investment in the city to date, and the timing is no coincidence, I believe it should act as a catalyst for more investment activity to follow.”Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said she was pleased to see confident investment in the city, particularly one benefiting local businesses. More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020center_img Tradie saves his way to four invesmtnet properties by 22 High flyer at Pallarendalast_img read more