This morning brought yet another disappointing monthly jobs report from the Labor Department.  While…
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Image of the Day: Another Disappointing Jobs Report Under Biden, and an Increasingly Likely Explanation

This morning brought yet another disappointing monthly jobs report from the Labor Department.  While the Biden Administration continues to blindly insist that potential employees sitting on the sidelines because of cushy government unemployment payouts aren't the problem, the people who actually hire people in order to continue their operations seem to recognize a different story.  Over 9 in 10 say that worker shortages are weighing them down - far and away their biggest problem.  We know the workers are out there, but they're not taking the available jobs.


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Thursday, August 02 2012

A Chicago couple is suing a playground manufacturer after their daughter suffered a broken arm following a fall from a “thrilling” slide.

Mark and Linda Jacobs of Chicago, Illinois, claim the slide was improperly made and caused their daughter’s fall. The slide, called the Evos Slalom Glider and manufactured by Landscape Structures, is promoted as “a thrilling ride that promotes balance and coordination.”

Mark Jacobs said his daughter had been down the slide many times before but on this occasion she lost her balance, fell and broke her arm in three places.

“This slide has a height of 75 inches, which is much taller than what I am,” said attorney Anthony Romanucci.  “So you can imagine a fall from the top for a child.  It can have devastating consequences.”

The Jacobs family is seeking $7,500 for the injury and emotional distress.

The slide has since been removed from Sauganash Park by the city. According to news reports, manufacturer Landscape Structures refused to comment on the lawsuit.


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