The Big Story Blog

Friday 12/02/2011
Turning the corner on jobs?

Posted at 8:31 AM on December 2, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Hed

Data today show the nation's jobless rate fell to 8.6 percent, the lowest in more than two years. Job growth, however, still isn't great. We'll try to make sense of the data today and how it compares to Minnesota's most recent numbers.


About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.