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  • U.S. job growth slows sharply in March to 126,000

    U.S. job growth slows sharply in March to 126,000
    The sharp retreat in hiring last month to the slowest pace in more than a year reflects lost economic momentum in the U.S. — and may make the Federal Reserve more reluctant to start raising interest rates as early as June. The Labor Department...
  • Job growth in March slows sharply, reflecting cold weather, cooling economy

    Job growth in March slows sharply, reflecting cold weather, cooling economy
    After months of strong job growth, hiring in March slowed sharply to its weakest level in over a year. Employers added 126,000 net new jobs last month, just half of what economists had forecast and ending a yearlong streak of 200,000-plus job gains a...
  • Walker's Wisconsin still lags nation in job growth

    Walker's Wisconsin still lags nation in job growth
    Scott Walker has transformed Wisconsin politics, winning three elections in four years and signing laws that weaken unions, crippling a key ally of the Democratic Party. But the likely Republican presidential contender has had less success changing...
  • Community news for East Hartford edition

    U Drive U Text U Pay EAST HARTFORD - The East Hartford Police Department will be participating in a nation campaign designed to decrease fatalities and injuries caused by driver distraction. Checkpoints will be set up at various locations in East...
  • Orlando Tech Association invited to White House

    Orlando Tech Association invited to White House
    The Orlando Tech Association has been invited to the White House as part of the Obama Administration’s new technology initiatives and planned tech meetup. “We were invited to participate in the first ever Tech Meetup at the White House,...
  • Anne Arundel County education briefs

    Students win science fair South River High sophomore Ava Grounds won the grand award at the 48th annual Anne Arundel County Regional Science and Engineering Fair, and schoolmates Ashlee Brennan and Hannah Hall took second with their joint project....
  • Initial jobless claims fall to near post-Great Recession low

    Initial jobless claims fall to near post-Great Recession low
    Initial jobless claims unexpectedly fell sharply last week to near their post-Great Recession low in a sign that the labor market remains healthy. The number of people filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped to 268,000, down 20,000 from...
  • ADP: Job growth in private sector slows sharply in March

    ADP: Job growth in private sector slows sharply in March
    Hiring by U.S. businesses slowed sharply last month to 189,000, the worst performance in more than a year and another indication of sluggish economic growth over the winter. The private sector added 189,000 net new jobs in March after an upwardly...
  • Valley has best post-recession growth in state

    Valley has best post-recession growth in state
    On a day when the state's monthly unemployment report showed the Lehigh Valley's rate had stagnated, a separate survey heralded the region as experiencing the largest post-recession job growth of any other similar-sized area in Pennsylvania. The...
  • Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas

    Jobless rates fall in all Illinois metro areas
    The Illinois Department of Employment Security says unemployment fell in every Illinois metro area in February, the 12th straight month of across-the-board improvement. The department said Tuesday in its monthly report on the state's metro areas that...
  • News briefs

    Kerkstra nominated as Blue Ribbon School Kerkstra Elementary School in Oak Forest recently was nominated by the state as a National Blue Ribbon School, according to a press release from Forest Ridge School District 142. The school is one of only 16...