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ABC News
Timing Is Everything: Obama's Budget Same Day as NH PrimaryThe main thing to know about President Barack Obama's final, $4 trillion budget
Timing Is Everything: Obama's Budget Same Day as NH Primary
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
The main thing to know about President Barack Obama's final, $4 trillion budget is that it comes on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention with all the focus on the White House contenders. The timing cements... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
In Iowa, signs of civil healthOne person who left Iowa having earned the nation's gratitude is Nebraska Sen.
In Iowa, signs of civil health
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 hours ago
One person who left Iowa having earned the nation's gratitude is Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse. He campaigned with three Republican aspirants (Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina) in order to advance this year's most urgent task, which is to elevate... Read more
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The News & Observer
What Republicans need: a contest without Trump | News & Observer February 7, 2016 1:00 PM The Republicans’ most urgent ta
What Republicans need: a contest without Trump
The News & Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
| News & Observer February 7, 2016 1:00 PM The Republicans’ most urgent task is to elevate the race by removing the Donald Trump distraction However,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Here's the Final Tally for Obamacare Enrollment in 2016Image source: White House on Flickr. The deadline to enroll for health insuran
Here's the Final Tally for Obamacare Enrollment in 2016
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 hours ago
Image source: White House on Flickr. The deadline to enroll for health insurance on your state's marketplace exchange via Obamacare (also known as the Affordable Care Act) has officially passed. It's not impossible for someone who's still uninsured... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 16 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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The Columbian
Will: Sign of civic health in IowaWhen Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone
Will: Sign of civic health in Iowa
The Columbian / Posted 19 hours ago
When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true, but not the whole truth. Donald Trump says he is a Presbyterian (“I drink my little wine … and have my little cracker”), which... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
GEORGE F. WILL: In Iowa, signs of civil healthWASHINGTON - When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Mosle
GEORGE F. WILL: In Iowa, signs of civil health
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
WASHINGTON - When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true, but not the whole truth. Donald Trump says he is a Presbyterian ("I drink my little wine ... and have my little... Read more
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The Star
In Iowa, signs of civil healthWhen Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone
In Iowa, signs of civil health
The Star / Posted yesterday
When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true, but not the whole truth. Donald Trump says he is a Presbyterian (“I drink my little wine ... and have my little cracker”), which... Read more
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Air Force Times
Budget ’17 Preview: Advanced Capabilities in FocusWASHINGTON — As US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter crossed the nation last week
Budget ’17 Preview: Advanced Capabilities in Focus
Air Force Times / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — As US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter crossed the nation last week previewing the Pentagon’s fiscal 2017 budget request, a few trends appear to be forming for the Department of Defense. Carter’s comments made clear that the Pentagon... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Slow growth is the root of our problemsNo, that wasn't his desired share of the vote in the Iowa caucuses, where he go
Slow growth is the root of our problems
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
No, that wasn't his desired share of the vote in the Iowa caucuses, where he got less than 3 percent. It's his goal for annual economic growth, which he argues would "restore the opportunity for every American to rise and achieve earned... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Voter's Guide To The Health Law ChatterNearly six years after its enactment, the Affordable Care Act remains a hot iss
A Voter's Guide To The Health Law Chatter
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
Nearly six years after its enactment, the Affordable Care Act remains a hot issue in the presidential race – in both parties. "Our health care is a horror show," said GOP candidate Donald Trump at the Republican debate in South Carolina in December.... Read more
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Orange County Register
GOP's urgent task: Remove Trump distractionWhen Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone
GOP's urgent task: Remove Trump distraction
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true, but not the whole truth. Donald Trump says he is a Presbyterian (“I drink my little wine ... and have my little cracker”), which... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Job growth slows down in JanuaryWASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, employers raised
Job growth slows down in January
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, employers raised pay and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. The number of added jobs represented a slowdown from recent months but a sign of a... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Sponsored bills heard during busy weekThe House of Representatives was designed to be the chamber of government close
Sponsored bills heard during busy week
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The House of Representatives was designed to be the chamber of government closest and most responsive to the American people. Work in the House of Representatives is fast paced. A typical day involves debating legislation on the House floor,... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growthPhoto Courtesy: MGNonline WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January’s so
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growth
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
Photo Courtesy: MGNonline WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once... Read more
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The Columbian
Economy: Many see cause for optimismWASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance
Economy: Many see cause for optimism
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramWASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growthAt first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer – 151,0
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growth
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer – 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter picture of the job market emerges: A sub-5 percent unemployment... Read more
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The Mining Journal
US jobs report has ‘disguised positivesAt first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,0
US jobs report has ‘disguised positives
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter picture of the job market emerges: A sub-5 percent unemployment... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthAt first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,0
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter picture of the job market emerges: A sub-5 percent unemployment... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthAt first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,0
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 2 days ago
At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter picture of the job market emerges: A sub-5 percent unemployment... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Many see cause for optimism in economyAssociated Press WASHINGTON Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth.
Many see cause for optimism in economy
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 2 days ago
Associated Press WASHINGTON Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer – 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller... Read more
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Investopedia
The Evolution of Obamacare Since Its InceptionThere is always a difference between outputs and outcomes, or as Milton Friedma
The Evolution of Obamacare Since Its Inception
Investopedia / Posted 2 days ago
There is always a difference between outputs and outcomes, or as Milton Friedman once put it: “One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results.” Every program is sold to the public on its good... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Below the surface, job data positiveWASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance
Below the surface, job data positive
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 jobs added, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON — Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WSMV Nashville / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WALB Albany
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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Japan Today
US added just 151,000 jobs in Jan; unemployment at 4.9% ‹ Japan TodayThe U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months b
US added just 151,000 jobs in Jan; unemployment at 4.9% ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9%, its lowest level... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growthWASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growth
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
More debt for U.S. taxpayers? What could go wrong?We were startled but not surprised Wednesday when an email from the nonpartisan
More debt for U.S. taxpayers? What could go wrong?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
We were startled but not surprised Wednesday when an email from the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hit our inbox. Turns out that even with the soak-the-rich tax hikes that presidential candidate Bernie Sanders envisions, his... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
US added just 151K jobs in Jan.; unemployment at 4.9 pct.WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown fr
US added just 151K jobs in Jan.; unemployment at 4.9 pct.
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
US added just 151K jobs in Jan.; unemployment at 4.9 pct.WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown fr
US added just 151K jobs in Jan.; unemployment at 4.9 pct.
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growthWASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance
Many see cause for optimism despite slower U.S. job growth
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a brighter... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growthWASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first g
Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Consider looking past January's so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer - 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you take a fuller view, a... Read more
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