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State unemployment drops slightly in April

Maryland’s unemployment rate fell to 6.5 percent in April — its lowest point in four years — despite the state’s economy losing 6,200 jobs, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Oil below $96 per barrel on jobs, stronger dollar

The price of oil fell below $96 a barrel even as the dollar strengthened against some foreign currencies. Crude prices have been rising, along with the stock market, and investors appeared to take a break from both Thursday. Benchmark oil ...

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