European unemployment is half that of America. Here’s why

Unemployment in the European Union ticked up in April as job losses tied to the coronavirus pandemic mounted. But short-time work programs — which are far more common than in the United States — helped cushion the blow. The EU unemployment rate rose to 6.6% in April from 6.4% in March, Eurostat, the statistical office…

Joe Biden’s campaign has turned the former vice president’s speech on civil unrest across the nation into a digital ad released Wednesday in battleground states. The ad, “Build the Future,” plays footage of the presumptive Democratic nominee’s speech and overlays it with images and video of the chaotic clash between protesters and federal law enforcement…

For decades, archeologists have keep their eyes down to the ground as they slashed through jungles, attempting to spot traces left by lost civilizations like the Khmer Empire in Cambodia and the Maya in Mexico and Central America. It’s painstaking work that took entire careers to complete. But now, archeologists — or at least their…

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Riverbend 2020 Officially Cancelled

Riverbend 2020 Officially Cancelled

Friends of the Festival, the nonprofit organization behind Chattanooga’s premier music festival Riverbend, has made the decision to cancel this year’s event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Riverbend 2020 Officially Cancelled appeared first on WDEF.

Protest continues in Chattanooga

Protest continues in Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Over 100 people met up at Miller Park Tuesday evening for a demonstration after the death of George Floyd. It was the fourth day of protesting in Chattanooga. It started with speaking and food then wrapped up with a march. The march started at Miller Park and was over before 11…

Covid-19 and Protest Concerns

Covid-19 and Protest Concerns

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) – Over the past few days thousands of protesters have joined together to demand justice for the death of George Floyd. Since Saturday evening, hundreds of people  have assembled to raise awareness about racism and police brutality- after the death of George Floyd. But we are still in a global pandemic –  so…

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Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dear Dave, I’ve been struggling financially for the past few months, so I’ve been playing the lottery once a week. To me, the chance to win millions is worth a few dollars a month, even if things are tight. Paula   Dear Paula, You’ve told me you’re having money troubles, and at the same time…

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dear Dave, My wife and I will both turn 30 next month. We have two young children, and we make a little over $85,000 combined. The problem is we have about $70,000 in debt. Some of it is credit card debt, but nearly $50,000 is in two car loans. Her mom and dad have offered…