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Unemployment aid applications drop to 334K

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell 24,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 334,000, a sign that steady job gains should continue. The Labor Department said Thursday that the four-week average, which smooths out fluctuations, ...

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O’Malley, Rawlings-Blake to announce summer jobs in Baltimore

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake are highlighting summer jobs for Baltimore youths. The governor and the mayor announced funding for the jobs on Wednesday for the initiative called YouthWorks. It places young people between the ages of ...

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Senate panel OKs bill banning anti-gay job bias

WASHINGTON — Gay rights advocates notched another victory Wednesday after a Senate panel approved a bill that would prohibit employers from discriminating against workers on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. The measure won support from all the ...

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