February 29, 2012 RSS feed / Opinions & Letters

Midwest Memo

Anecdotal evidence

According to Dictionary.com, anecdotal evidence is defined as non-scientific observations or studies that do not provide proof but may assist research efforts. I think anecdotal evidence is a lot more than that. More...

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A look behind the numbers of six unemployment rates

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Each month the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics releases new data on the unemployment rate. January numbers were released on Feb. 3; excitement ensued. The unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a point, to 8.3 percent. More...