2The Daily Tar HeelFriday, August 29, 1980
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For the first time since the 1975 recession, North
Carolina's unemployment rate has' surpassed the
national level, but UNC graduates have not been
affected by the current recession, a University official
said this week.
"The market has net been as good as students would
like," said J.M. Galloway, director of University
Placement Services. He said he would like to see more
placements, but in relation to the rest of the country,
UNC graduates have done well in securing jobs.
Galloway said seniors should start preparing their
resumes for companies which will begin recruiting at
UNC in September.
The state's 8.1 percent "unemployment rate for July
was 0.2 percent higher than the national figure.
Officials attribute the higher jobless rate to the
increasing scarcity of student jobs, plant layoffs in the
'furniture, textile and apparel industries and reduced
work schedules at large manufacturing plants across
A state official said the figures may be misleading,
however, because instead of the customary one-week
layoff of some workers, this year there was a two-week
Dave Garrison, assistant director of research at the
N.C. Employment Security Commission said the
unemployment figures in July were calculated during
the second week of layoffs, which dramatically
increased the monthly figure.
Garrison also said the current recession and high
interest rates have directly affected the unemployment
rate- in North Carolina. Because of the high interest
rates, the construction industry has been especially
hard hit. .
Officials have said a bright spot in the North
Carolina employment field was in the
nonmanufacturing and agricultural industries. Doth
experienced increases in their working forces, with
agriculture adding 43,000 men to its ranks.
Garrison said the high unemployment trend will not
continue and estimated the figure for August will drop
to the June level of 7.4 percent. He also said there may
be seasonal jumps in the rate.
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While the White House described its
proposals as an "economic renewal
program" for the 1920's it clearly was
rushed out by the White House with an
eye to winning votes in November.
Carter's chief domestic adviser, Stuart
Eizenstat, told reporters that Sen.
Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass. Carter's
rival for the Democratic presidential
nomination, had made a "significant
contribution to the program, especially
in the anti-recession help for cities and
counties and in a proposed $600 million
boost in spending for highways and
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Carter initially resisted a jobs
component in his program, but he was
forced into compromise to win
Kennedy's support at the Democratic
convention two weeks ago.
In the orientation issue of Aug. 25 the
DTH listed the Carter Gallery as being
on Ransom Street. The gallery is located
at 150 Main St. New hours are Friday
and Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. We
regret the error.
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0' up campaign otaff
WASHINGTON (AP) Independent presidential candidate John B.
Andersen, strapped fcr cash and falling in public opinion polls, gave New
York media consultant David Garth full control over his campaign
In a major staff shakeup, three senior campaign aides resigned, informed
sources said. All were veterans of the Illinois Republican congressman's
14-month quest for the White House.
The sources said Anderson lost deputy campaign director Edward Coyle,
campaign treasurer Francis Sheehan and chief scheduler Michael Fernandez.
At the same time,' the Anderson campaign canceled a planned four-day
whistlestop train tour across five states, partly because there was not enough
cash cn hand to pay for the trip.
Human riglito group appeals to Iranians
LONDON (AP) Amnesty International, saying at least 1,000 people were
executed in Iran in the first 18 months of the Islamic revolution, appealed to
Iranian leaders Thursday to halt executions and the imprisonment of people
for their beliefs or origins.
The London-based human rights organization released the text of a letter it
sent to Iran's new prime minister, Mohammad All Rajai, containing the
The letter made no specific reference to the 52 American hostages, w ho will
mark their 300th day of detention today.
Bomb damage exceeds 03 million
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) Authorities estimated bomb damage to a
casino-hotel at more than $3 million Thursday, as the FBI pressed a search
fcr its only known suspects two men and a woman believed responsible for
planting the sophisticated homemade device.
The bomb tore through the bottom floors of Harvey's Resort Hotel
Casino Wednesday as experts used a secret electronics device to try to disarm
it after an attempt to pay extortionists the S3 million failed.
"They had to have military training or what have you," said Bill Jansen,
an FBI agent. " Whoever did this were experts in bombing."
No one was injured in the explosion, as the $20 million gambling house had
been evacuated before the blast.
Chape! Hill, N.C.-Offidals in
the Athletic Department at the
University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill announced today
that all 1980 football tickets for
Carolina's home games have
completely sold out. This marks
the third year in a row that
Carolina has sold out all of its
home football games.
This year's total sellout is parr. ;
ticularly note-worthy in that it
occurred before the start of the
season and that tickets for seven
home games were sold instead
of the usual six.
The growth in Carolina foot
ball attendance has been
dramatic during the past several
years. Season ticket sales have
increased from 12,605 in 1975
to 25,754 in 1980. By the end
of the upcoming season U.N.C.
will have sold out its last twenty
three home games without the
benefit of Band Day or reduced
rate tickets of any type.
Carolina fans who were
unable to obtain 1980 tickets
1 may request to be placed on a
waiting list for the 1981 season.
Tar Heel fans may also write for
information about CAROLINA
BLUE, the new Tar Heel sports
newspaper. Inquiries should be
addressed to CAROLINA
BLUE, Box 2703, Chapel Hill,
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