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O’Malley to testify at job creation hearing

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is testifying on how to create jobs before a panel of congressional Democrats in Washington. Maryland’s governor will testify before the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee on Wednesday. O’Malley, a Democrat, was invited to ...

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U.S. factories have best month in nearly 7 years

WASHINGTON — The best month for U.S. factories in nearly seven years is brightening the outlook for job growth. Companies are exporting more construction and mining equipment, and Americans are buying more cars, appliances and computers. The Institute for Supply ...

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Flooded job market should keep wages low

WASHINGTON — Companies planning to ramp up hiring this year will have an added luxury: their choice from a flood of applicants without having to pay a premium for top talent. Unemployment remains near double digits, and there are nearly ...

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Employers post fewer jobs in November

WASHINGTON — Job openings dipped in November, the latest evidence that employers remain cautious about adding new workers. The Labor Department says employers advertised 3.25 million jobs that month, a drop of about 80,000 from October. Openings have risen by ...

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