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National Guard fired shot that killed Louisville restaurant owner

Source: Lexington Herald Leader

David McAtee, a black restaurant owner who was fatally shot amid protests last week in Louisville, was killed by a bullet fired by the Kentucky National Guard, a state official said Tuesday.

J. Michael Brown, Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive cabinet secretary, said lab tests have concluded McAtee was killed by a single gunshot wound to the chest from a bullet fired by a National Guard officer.

Officials have not yet been able to determine the exact weapon the bullet was fired from. Two guardsmen and two officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department fired at least 18 bullets in McAtee’s direction that evening, Brown said.

The “fatal shot came from the National Guard,” Brown said. “We have no doubt about that.”

Read more here: https://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article243405831.html#storylink=cpy

Read more: https://www.kentucky.com/news/politics-government/article243405831.html
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Thu Jun 11, 2020, 02:36 PM (16 replies)

Trump is Golfing This Weekend

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Posted by Suburban Warrior | Wed Jun 10, 2020, 10:02 AM (7 replies)

A 'misclassification error' made the May unemployment rate look better than it is.

Source: Washington Post

When the U.S. government’s official jobs report for May came out on Friday, it included a note at the bottom saying there had been a major “error” indicating that the unemployment rate likely should be higher than the widely reported 13.3 percent rate.

The special note said that if this “misclassification error” had not occurred, the “overall unemployment rate would have been about 3 percentage points higher than reported,” meaning the unemployment rate would be about 16.3 percent for May.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics, the agency that puts out the monthly jobs reports, said it was working to fix the problem.

“BLS and the Census Bureau are investigating why this misclassification error continues to occur and are taking additional steps to address the issue,” said a note at the bottom of the Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/06/05/may-2020-jobs-report-misclassification-error/
Posted by Suburban Warrior | Fri Jun 5, 2020, 10:46 PM (62 replies)
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