JUNE

Home Sales Jump 21% In June

(CNN) - The housing market came back to life in June. The National Association of Realtors says sales of previously owned homes jumped nearly 21% from May. That's the largest month-over-month increase since tracking began in 1968. But sales…

4 Million Jobs Added In June, Unemployment 11.1%

(CNN) - The new job growth numbers are out and there's good news and bad news. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Thursday the US unemployment rate fell to 11.1%. The economy added a record 4.8 million jobs…

FBI Gun Background Checks Set Record In June

(CNN) - The FBI hit a new record for background checks on gun sales last month. More than 3.9 million background checks associated with the sale, transfer, or permitting of firearms were run in June. Making it the highest…

Very Pleasant Tuesday Forecast

  Very pleasant conditions for the middle of June, will continue. Highs across the area will average about 10 degrees below normal today with temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s. Dew…

Starbucks Plans To Reopen 90% By Early June

(CNN) - Starbucks says it plans to start reopening its stores next week, with 90% of company-owned stores in the U.S. up and running by June. Executive leadership made the announcement Tuesday. At the moment, roughly half of the…

National Arena League Aiming for Mid-June Return

A few weeks ago the Columbus Lions season was put on hold.
 On Monday, the National Arena League announced that they are aiming to start their season in mid-June. Which means we…

Cannes Film Festival Exploring Options

(CNN) - Another blow for the movie industry. It looks like the coronavirus will affect a well-known film festival. Organizers of the Cannes Film Festival say they no longer plan to hold the event this summer. The festival was…

Pending Home Sales Climb In June

(CNN) - It's a good sign for the housing market, the National Association of Realtors reports that pending home sales rose in June for the second straight month. Contract activity went up in all four major regions, with the…

U.S. Added 224,000 Jobs In June

(CNN) - The job market in the U.S. appears to be bouncing back. The economy added 224,000 jobs last month. That's good news after disappointing job growth in May. However, the unemployment rate also rose in June reaching 3.7%…