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Nov 07, 2013 07:38
Category: General News

Numbers down in those seeking unemployment benefits

Washington (AP) - The number of people seeking unemployment benefits is down to the levels from before the recession.  Applications fell last week by 9,000 to a seasonally-adjusted 336,000.  But, while companies are firing fewer workers, they generally are not hiring many new ones.  Hiring has slowed in recent months, instead of accelerating.