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8.1 percent, 7.8 percent—whatever

By Cal Thomas
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Economy | To the millions of Americans unable to find work, to college graduates who can't get a job and are living with their parents, to the underemployed who are…

Unemployment rate drops to 7.8 percent

By Wire Reports
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Economy | WASHINGTON (AP)—The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years. The Labor…

Unemployment claims at 382,000, hiring remains weak

By Wire Reports
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Economy | WASHINGTON (AP)—The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell only slightly last week to a seasonally adjusted 382,000. The level suggests…

U.S. poverty rate unchanged; record numbers persist

U.S. poverty rate unchanged; record numbers persist

By Wire Reports
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Poverty | WASHINGTON (AP) - The Census Bureau reports the number of Americans in poverty stood at 15 percent in 2011. About 46.2 million people, or nearly 1 in 6, were…

New jobs report leaves much to be desired

New jobs report leaves much to be desired

By J.C. Derrick
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Economy | WASHINGTON - Nothing said at either party's convention may have as much effect on the 2012 presidential election as the three job reports coming out before…

U.S. unemployment aid applications decline to 365K

U.S. unemployment aid applications decline to 365K

By Wire Reports
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Economy | WASHINGTON (AP) - Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, and a private survey showed businesses stepped up hiring in August. The data…

Spirit of St. Louis

Spirit of St. Louis

By Angela Lu
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Jobs | Christian training programs are working hard to help their students become employable and, in some cases, employed

ECON 101

ECON 101

By Joel Belz
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Jobs | Teaching about money shouldn't wait until high school or college-and it's inner-city schools and a new economics program that are leading the way to…

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