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4 years 1 week ago

Worst unemployment report of the year released

New applications for unemployment insurance reached the half-million mark last week for the first time since November, a sign that employers are likely cutting jobs again as the economy slows. The Labor Department said Thursday that initial claims for jobless benefits rose by 12,000 last week to 500,000, the...

4 years 1 month ago

Colorado weatherizes nearly 3,400 homes

State and local agencies have weatherized nearly 3,400 homes in Colorado, triggering full access to the state's $79.5 million in stimulus funds for the work. Gov. Bill Ritter and Department of Energy officials noted Colorado's progress in a conference call Wednesday with the media. Annual program funds have paid...

4 years 8 months ago

President defending his handling of the economy

With the nation's unemployment rate still running at 10 percent, President Barack Obama takes his defense of his handling of the economy on the road Friday. Despite limited options due to big budget deficits, he's warming to the possibility of a job-boosting bill. Obama has scheduled appearances Friday in Pennsylvania...

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