<!-- Begin meta tags generated by ORblogs --> </meta name="keywords" content="progressive, liberal, politics, government, edit, language, grammar, accuracy, honesty, clarity, world, news, media" /> </> <!-- End meta tags generated by ORblogs -->> Editor at Large: Increase or decrease?

Friday, December 10, 2004

Increase or decrease?

A headline in today's Corvallis Gazette-Times reads, "State jobless rate sees slim increase," but the article accompanying it appears to contradict it: "The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Oregon was 7.1 percent in November, a slight improvement from 7.2 percent in October..."

When that headline writer is fired, the state jobless rate will, indeed, see a slim increase...



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