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Fewest Americans since 2007 seek jobless benefits

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, the fewest since October 2007 — a sign of dwindling layoffs and steady if modest job growth. The Labor Department said Thursday ...

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Severna Park-based Dynasplint lays off 500 workers worldwide

SEVERNA PARK — A Severna Park manufacturing company is laying off 500 workers worldwide. The Capital reports that Dynasplint Systems Inc., which designs and creates splints for physical therapy, alerted workers on Tuesday. Founder George Hepburn says he owed BB&T ...

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Employers add 162K jobs in July, unemployment rate falls to 7.4 pct.

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added 162,000 jobs in July, a modest increase and the fewest since March. At the same time, the unemployment rate fell to a 4½-year low of 7.4 percent, a hopeful sign. Unemployment declined from 7.6 percent ...

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