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Unemployment drops in three-quarters of U.S. states

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in three-quarters of U.S. states last month, a sign that many parts of the country are experiencing modest job gains. Unemployment rates fell in 36 states in October and rose in only 5, the Labor ...

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Unemployment rates fall in half of U.S. states

WASHINGTON — Unemployment rates fell in half of U.S. states last month, a sign that September’s pickup in hiring was felt around the country. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates dropped in 25 states, rose in 14 and ...

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AP Source: GM’s costs rise little in new UAW pact

DETROIT — General Motors Co.’s shares rose Monday on news that the company’s new contract with the United Auto Workers union will bring only a minimal increase in recurring costs for the automaker. The tentative agreement, reached late Friday, includes ...

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UAW wants bigger cut of Detroit’s newfound profits

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — To help American carmakers stay in business, autoworkers grudgingly gave up pay raises and some benefits four years ago. Now that General Motors, Ford and Chrysler are making money again, workers want compensation for their sacrifice. ...

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‘Dr. Beach’ picks top 5 Great Lakes beaches

GLEN HAVEN, Mich. — A gentle breeze ripples Lake Michigan’s deep blue surface as a gull circles lazily overhead. The sun is bright, the temperature is a comfy 70 degrees and the view of the water and the distant Manitou ...

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Barry F. Rosen: Occurrence coverage must be provided, Michigan court holds

An employer’s agreement to provide malpractice insurance to a physician requires the employer to provide coverage for any incident that occurred during the term of employment, even if the claim is not asserted until after the employment ended, a Michigan ...

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