Southeastern Oklahoma Has State's Hig...

Southeastern Oklahoma Has State's Highest Jobless Rate In May

There are 4 comments on the News on 6 Tulsa story from Jul 1, 2010, titled Southeastern Oklahoma Has State's Highest Jobless Rate In May. In it, News on 6 Tulsa reports that:

Southeastern Oklahoma counties had the highest unemployment rates in the state for May while the lowest rates were found in the Oklahoma Panhandle and northwestern corner of the state.

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Tulsa, OK

#1 Jul 1, 2010
Why don't they try to "guesstimate" the true unemployment rate?
They're basing the percentage on the number of people drawing unemployment checks. What about the people that are out there working to find another job that ARE NOT getting those check.

Tulsa, OK

#2 Jul 1, 2010
oops...typo..."checks. "

Claremore, OK

#3 Jul 1, 2010
If you're not getting a check, basically you don't count. It could be way higher than they think. What's the difference between a recession and a depression?

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#4 Jul 1, 2010
Is this a news story?...hasn't SE Oklahoma always been poverty row? Logging is about it, so when a "bubble" recession hits, naturally the poor suffer. Hey that's the USA!!!

Northwestern Oklahoma...has agriculture, oil production and those wonderful slaughter houses each killing 5,000 cattle per day...employing Mexicans legal and otherwise. Hey that's the USA!!!

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