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1,000 workers hired under tax credit plan but questions raised

Lloyd Coates has made steel, guns, airplane wings, parts for landing gear and Styrofoam cups. But he spent most of the last two years out of work, handing out resumes and juggling bills to make ends meet. Of the more ...

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Study forecasts steady but slow economic growth

NEW YORK — The pace of the U.S. economic recovery will remain steady but slow in the face of persistently high unemployment and heavy debt burdens, according to a new report. The survey, by the National Association for Business Economics, ...

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Fed survey: Economy is growing unevenly

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew unevenly in early fall, with more than half the regions of the country expanding modestly while others struggled to grow. A survey by the Federal Reserve released Wednesday found that seven of the Fed’s ...

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Jobless benefit applications fall but growth slows

Applications for jobless benefits dropped last week for the third time in four weeks, a sign that employers are cutting fewer jobs. New claims for jobless benefits fell by 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 453,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. ...

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