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Unemployment applications back under 300,000

(AP) The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits slipped below 300,000 last week, after having spiked above that level in the prior week for the first time in nearly three months. Weekly applications fell 17,000 to a seasonally adjusted ...

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Applications for U.S. unemployment rise 12K to 293K

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits increased last week after falling sharply two weeks ago. Despite the rise, the level of applications remains near pre-recession levels, a sign that hiring will likely remain healthy.

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