The New Normal: Silver Lining After Layoff

Friday's unemployment figures paint a stark reality of the struggling U.S. economy. The Western states, including California, Nevada and Oregon, flew past 10 percent in May with heavy losses in construction, manufacturing and tourism. This is the first time in more than 25 years that a region of the U.S. has suffered double-digit joblessness, according to the U.S. Labor Department. But some people, like Chris and Misty Powell in Texas, see a silver lining in today's tough economic times. Ever...Full Story
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