Hiring continued at a modest pace last month as jobless claims continue to fall nationwide. AOL takes a look at seven states that are adding jobs faster than anywhere else in the country based off data from Moody's Analytics.
One-year forecast increase in jobs (ending June 30, 2013): 2.1 percent
7. (tie) New Mexico
One-year forecast increase in jobs: 2.1 percent
One-year forecast increase in jobs: 2.3 percent
One-year forecast increase in jobs: 2.4 percent
One-year forecast increase in jobs: 2.5 percent
One-year forecast increase in jobs: 2.9 percent
1. North Dakota
One-year forecast increase in jobs: 4.5 percent
To read more about the states with the most jobs, click here.
A verdict has been reached in the retrial of a Lompoc street gang leader Raymond Macias, accused in a high-profile kidnapping and torture case. This comes after a mistrial was declared back in June in the kidnapping charges against Macias.
This retrial was over one of the charges he was facing, which was kidnapping for extortion purposes. Today, the jury returned a verdict of guilty as to that count.
In the fall of 2011, Jen Corn was the heaviest she had ever been. At 5 feet 6 inches, Corn weighed more than 300 pounds. Now, almost three years after the start of her weight-loss journey, Corn weighs 161 pounds.