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Virginia Employment Commission (Source: Facebook)
Patrick J July 19, 2014 at 07:53 am
Is the Virginia jobless rate calculated the same as the national jobless rate? I thought if lessRead More people are looking for work, usually the jobless rate comes down.
Bruce Alter July 19, 2014 at 08:07 am
Patrick J is correct. If a person stops looking for work s/he is NOT counted in the jobless rate.Read More The rate is a measurement of people who ARE looking for work, but who cannot get it.
Hawa Coulibaly July 19, 2014 at 11:01 am
I wonder if the jobless rate includes people who are sabotaged even when they get great evaluationsRead More as volunteers...
Popular free treat will cool you off, but there's more free stuff available for this year's celebration.
Hawa Coulibaly July 10, 2014 at 09:48 am
11am-7pm? I wish they could extend that another two hours :-)
You July 10, 2014 at 05:29 pm
Boy are the Middle eastern/ Asian owned 7-11s going to hate this week. To me over the past decade itRead More seems like only the European, white or black owned 7-11s greet you with a smile when there are freebies (customer appreciation days). Middle easterner's/ and Asian's hate the freebies... pay attention and watch them this week when you stop in for your freebies.
Michael July 10, 2014 at 09:28 pm
Funny how I, in spite of my obviously extreme whiteness, have never experienced this problem. MaybeRead More there's something you're doing subconsciously when you walk in? Anyone walking in with a look of apprehension and nervousness, "watching them," is of course going to meet with a different welcome than someone who walks in with a friendly smile.
Sparklers and other fireworks are illegal in the City of Alexandria. Patch archive photo
Todd McCoy July 3, 2014 at 07:10 pm
I swear to God, I hate this place. It's legal to tax us like crazy for our cars but we can't useRead More even a simple sparkler. You people in Alexandria (and Virginia in general) are completely miserable. What a bunch of boring people.
Vicki July 4, 2014 at 09:21 am
Todd, since today is the day we celebrate our independence, please feel free to take your hatred ofRead More Alexandria and love of sparklers somewhere else. Really, just go.
Owner Osiris Hoil, holding keys to the latest location of District Taco. Photo courtesy of District Taco via Facebook
LTS June 26, 2014 at 03:54 pm
Oh gee, another Mexican Restaurant. How exciting.
Janna Marks June 30, 2014 at 12:57 pm
LOVE District Taco. Can't wait to have one closer to home.
Increased prices on some Starbucks drinks, packaged coffee begins Tuesday, according to reports.
Madison Marie Bartosh June 24, 2014 at 07:21 am
my favorite is 25 30 espresso in downtown Fredericksburg!
DW1976 June 24, 2014 at 11:50 am
Nespresso's machines make nearly instant espresso/lattes that taste just like Starbucks. HighRead More inital cost though (around $200)
Marie July 4, 2014 at 10:18 am
This is so Starbucks can pay off those student loans that these kids got an education and nowRead More whining about paying back.
President Obama grabbed a burger this week at FireFlies restaurant in Del Ray. Patch archive photo
Hawa Coulibaly June 12, 2014 at 12:02 pm
Ummm, sounds delicious!
David Hellman June 12, 2014 at 03:09 pm
Glad he didn't order the WAFFLE burger. It's delicious but no politician should want to beRead More associated with waffles.
Rick Tocchet June 13, 2014 at 04:54 am
"He's a great supporter of small business." lolol
Amtrak plans to launch high-speed Wi-Fi service that will allow streaming media and downloading large files. Credit: File|Patch
Hank June 12, 2014 at 11:19 am
Amtrak should be doing this along the Auto train route to Florida. Having been on the Acela, theyRead More already have wifi. But on the Auto Train -- an overnight experience -- there is no wifi. This would reduce traffic along the I-95 corridor going south and make Amtrak -- dare I say it -- reasonable value if not profitable...
ssbun June 13, 2014 at 08:42 am
The auto train has WiFi but only in the lounge car. I traveled on the auto train last month.
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