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Weekly jobless aid applications rise to 368K

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose sharply last week but remained at a level consistent with moderate hiring. Weekly applications for unemployment benefits leapt 38,000 to a seasonally adjusted 368,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The ...

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Hearing held on Baltimore’s local-hiring bill

A hearing Thursday before the Baltimore City Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee over a proposal to establish a local hiring mandate drew passionate responses from opponents and proponents of the legislation.

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