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A job search workshop at WorkForce One in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Unemployment rates drop in 43 US states in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in 43 U.S. states in January as more Americans began looking for work and most quickly found jobs. The Labor Department said Monday that the unemployment rate rose in […]

03/17/2014

Money 101: Ways to save money

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with guest host Ron Kilgore the conversation will include: An analysis of the latest federal unemployment numbers and what it […]

02/07/2014

In this Jan. 22, 2014 photo, job seekers sign in before meeting prospective employers during a career fair at a hotel in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Unemployment rates fall in 39 US states last month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell in four-fifths of US states in December and rose in just two, though most of the improvement stemmed from unemployed Americans giving up on their job searches. The Labor […]

01/28/2014

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