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People line the reflecting pool during a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, DC (AP Photo).

Marching for King’s dream: ‘The task is not done’

WASHINGTON (AP) – Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, commemorating the 50th anniversary of King’s famous speech and pledging that his […]

08/24/2013

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US home repossessions fell in April

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — New data show that fewer U.S. homes entered the foreclosure process or were repossessed by lenders last month. The figures released Thursday by foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac are the latest […]

05/09/2013

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US job postings fell in March; hiring slowed

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in March compared with February and slowed overall hiring, underscoring a weak month of job growth. The Labor Department says job openings fell 1.4 percent to […]

05/07/2013

U.S. unemployment down

Unemployment rates fall in 90 pct. of US cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in nearly 90 percent of large U.S. cities in March, though most of the declines likely occurred because more Americans stopped looking for work, rather than found jobs. The […]

05/01/2013

New-homes sales rise 1.5 percent in March to 417K

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes rose in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 417,000. The increase added to evidence of a sustained housing recovery at the start of the spring buying season.

04/23/2013

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L.A. County unemployment drops to 10.2 percent

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County declined to 10.2 percent in March, down from a revised 10.3 percent in February, the state Employment Development Department announced today.

04/19/2013

Federal Reserve report called "The Beige Book." (AP Photo)

Fed survey: Housing and auto sales lift US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A strengthening housing recovery and robust auto sales contributed to moderate economic growth across the United States in late February and March, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday.

04/17/2013

U.S. unemployment down

A tale of 2 employment surveys, at a glance

(AP) – The U.S. economy added just 88,000 jobs in March, a sharp drop from the average 221,000 created in the previous four months. At the same time, the unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent from 7.7 percent in February.

04/05/2013

Survey: Private employers add 158K jobs in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey shows U.S. companies added fewer jobs in March compared with the previous month, as construction firms held off on hiring after three months of solid gains.

04/03/2013

U.S. Navy Blue Angels (AP Photo)

Thousands flock to Blue Angels’ practice session

PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of fans are worried they will no longer be able to watch the U.S. Navy Blue Angels elite flight demonstration team because of federal budget cuts.

03/27/2013

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