J.W.’s News Update: Thursday October 20, 2011
Good Thursday, Here are some stories making headlines today;
More arrest coming in the SW Arkansas Drug Trafficking Roundup. At least 26 people are being sought in connection with allegedly selling drugs near schools, housing projects, and a playground in Texarkana, Arkansas.
The FBI has posted photos of the 26 subjects being sought on the website of the Little Rock office.
Unemployment benefits applications dropped slightly last week by 6,000 to around 403,000. The decline shows hiring remains sluggish but layoffs are not getting any worse.
Moammar Gadhafi is dead. The former Libyan leaders was killed when insurgents over ran his hometown today in Libya. Gadhafi had been ousted from power several months ago but had been in hiding.
The Texas Rangers will be trying to even the World Series at a game a piece when they take the field in chilly St. Louis tonight. The Cardinals behind the pitching of Chris Carpenter an the pinch hitting of Alan Craig took game one last night by a score of 3-2. The Rangers will have 14 game winner Colby Lewis on the mound tonight against Jamie Garcia for the Red Birds.