J.W.’s News Update: Thursday October 20, 2011
Good Thursday, Here are some stories making headlines today:
More arrests coming in a SW Arkansas Drug Trafficking Roundup. At least 26 people remain at large sought in connection with the investigation. Authorities accuse 76 people of selling crack cocaine and methamphetamines near schools, housing projects and a playground inn Texarkana, Arkansas.
The FBI posted photos of the sought after 26 suspects on the website of its Little Rock office.
Applications for unemployment benefits declined slightly last week by 6,000 to around 403,000. The Labor Department says hiring remains sluggish but layoffs are not worsening.
Moammar Gadhafi is dead. The longtime ruler of Libya was killed in a fight with rebels today in his hometown. Gadhafi had been forced from power several months ago but had been in hiding since then.
Game Two of the World Series is tonight in chilly St. Louis. The Cardinals behind the pitching of Chris Carpenter and the pinch hitting of Alan Craig took game one last night 3-2. The Texas Rangers will have 14 game winner Colby Lewis on the mound tonight and the Red Birds counter with Jamie Garcia.