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Applications for US unemployment benefits drop 13,000

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, pushing total applications down to...
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LONDON — Wage increases across the 19-country eurozone should start to pick up as a result of a sustained fall in unemployment, Europe's top...
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HONOLULU — Hawaii's unemployment rate dropped to a record-low 2.2 percent last month, according to newly released numbers. ...
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TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas says its unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in October, but the state continued to see a decline in the...
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BOISE, Idaho — Idaho's unemployment rate increased a tenth of a percent to 2.9 percent in October. ...
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DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Economic Development Board has approved nearly $10 million in financial incentives for five companies promising to create 436...
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AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine's unemployment rate fell slightly in October. The...
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HELENA, Mont. — Montana's unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent in October, maintaining the level it has been for most of this year. ...
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NEW ORLEANS — Unemployment fell for the sixth straight month in Louisiana, but payrolls moved in the wrong direction in October. ...
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JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi's job market improved in October, as unemployment fell and payrolls rose. ...

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