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Filings for unemployment aid at a 5-week high

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to a five-week high, evidence that the job market remains sluggish. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for unemployment aid rose 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted ...

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Applications for unemployment aid dip to 367K

WASHINGTON — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits ticked down last week following a sharp drop the previous week. Applications are falling again after rising for most of April, suggesting hiring could pick up this month. Weekly ...

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Applications for unemployment aid drop sharply

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week by the most in nearly a year. The figure was a hopeful sign that hiring could pick up in coming months. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly ...

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Unemployment aid requests near 3-month high

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits remained stuck near a three-month high last week, a sign that job gains will likely remain modest. The report disappointed economists, who had forecast a decline in unemployment applications. Even ...

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Md. DNR to help marinas meet boat cleaning regulations

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says it is accepting applications from marinas seeking help in complying with new regulations for wastewater from boat cleaning. DNR says water used to pressure wash boat hulls usually contains copper, zinc and ...

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Unemployment aid applications decline slightly

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits suggests hiring is slowing. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications dipped last week by 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 386,000. But that was only after the department revised ...

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Applications for jobless aid up to 2-month high

WASHINGTON — More people sought unemployment benefits last week, pushing the number of applicants to the highest level in two months. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly unemployment benefit applications jumped 13,000 to a seasonally adjusted 380,000. The previous ...

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Unemployment claims hit 4-year low of 357K

WASHINGTON — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell to a four-year low last week, suggesting employers kept hiring in March at a healthy pace. Weekly applications dropped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 357,000, the Labor Department said ...

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