february

U.S. Added 20,000 Jobs In February

(CNN) - Some mixed numbers on the jobs report. The Labor Department says the U.S. economy added 20,000 jobs in February. And while that sounds good on paper, economists were predicting the hike would be 180,000. One analyst blames…

Arctic Cold Settles In

The combination of the sun returning, and a gusty breeze allowed most paved surfaces to dry off earlier Tuesday.   However, isolated patches of black ice are possible as temperatures tumble into the…

Oprah To Interview Beto In Times Square

(CNN) - Oprah Winfrey is set to interview one of the Democratic party's biggest rising stars next month in Times Square. Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke narrowly lost his bid to un-seat Senator Ted Cruz last year. Despite his…

Cost Of Troops At Border To Be $132M By February

(CNN) - It's estimated the cost of sending active duty troops to the southern border will reach $132 million by the end of January. That's according to two U.S. Defense officials, who say Congress has been briefed on the…

Sears/Kmart to Close 40 More Stores

(CNN) - The problems continue to mount for troubled retailers Sears and K-Mart. Sears holdings announced Thursday that 11 K-Marts and 29 Sears locations will shut their doors in February. That's in addition to the nearly 200 locations the…

Senator Doug Jones Tours Alabama For Series of Meetings

U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) is traveling across Alabama during his first week-long state work period since being sworn into office in January. His tour stops include Mobile, Selma, Centreville, Birmingham, Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, and Montgomery. His tour will highlight…

February: In Like A Lamb; Out Like A Lion

The first day of February starts off cool, but certainly not as cold as Wednesday.  Clouds will thicken rapidly throughout Thursday, but shower activity later in the day or at night will be…

Google Chrome to Start Blocking Ads in February

(CNN) - If you ever find yourself getting annoyed by auto-play and full-page pop-up ads online, you're not alone. Well, starting in February, Google Chrome will be blocking those types of ads, and any others that fall short of new…

New Numbers Show Alabama's Unemployment Rate is Down

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's unemployment rate is down slightly as more workers find jobs. The state Department of Labor says Alabama's jobless rate for February was 6.2 percent. That's down two-tenths of a percent from January's rate. The…

Say Goodbye To Our Spring-like Temps

After an unseasonably warm January and February, March will begin to feel...a little more like January next week. An arctic high pressure system will move down from Canada bringing a large batch of cold air to…