Here's what we're working on in the WTVM newsroom

By Kirsten Gladen - email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Here are some stories you can expect to see in News Leader 9's 5 and 6 o'clock newscasts:

The Georgia Department of Labor reported that the state's unemployment rate jumped to 10.1% in June. Find out what types of programs and services Columbus Technical College has to prepare students for the rocky job market. Reporter Andrew Wittenberg has the top story at 5PM.

A local assisted living community is implementing a new program on aniamal therapy to increase the well-being of its patients. Watch News Leader 9 at 5PM to find out the effects of the therapy.

Auburn University is set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission tomorrow during a public symposium. At 5PM, Reporter Elizabeth White has details on what attendees can expect and sound with an Auburn professor who wrote Neil Armstrong's biography and helped organize the event.

Local defense attorney Mark Shelnutt's hearing to dismiss charges he was arraigned on back in June ended today. News Leader 9 was on the scene and has reaction with Shelnutt about the outcome of the hearing. Stay tuned to News Leader 9 at 5 and 6 o'clock for the latest details.