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Company hopes to be 'Amazon of Cannabis' in such places as ND
Death toll in Egyptian mosque attack rises to at least 155, state media report
Rural broadband grants awarded in Lac qui Parle, Pope counties
Two Grand Forks incidents recorded in FBI hate crimes report
McFeely: It's time to resign, Sen. Franken
Larson Column: Golf vs. Tom: Golf makes its case and it's a strong one
Larson Column: To golf or not to golf
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
NFC North is Vikings' to lose
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
September 19, 2013
U.S. jobless claims rise, but government analyst says backlog distorting data
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week, but it was difficult to get a clear read on the labor market's health because a Labor Department analyst said two states appeared to be working through a backlog of unprocessed c...
September 19, 2013 - 8:01am
September 6, 2013
U.S. employers add 169k jobs, rate falls to 7.3 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers added 169,000 jobs in August and many fewer in July than previously thought. Hiring has slowed from the start of the year and could complicate the Federal Reserve's decision later this month on whether to reduce its bond purchases. The Labor...
September 6, 2013 - 8:12am
August 29, 2013
Jobless claims data points to pickup in job gains in August
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell as expected last week, suggesting a strengthening...
August 29, 2013 - 8:39am
August 22, 2013
U.S. unemployment aid applications rise to 336,000
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week after reaching the lowest level in 5 1/2 years....
August 22, 2013 - 2:44pm
August 15, 2013
Fewest Americans since 2007 seek jobless benefits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 15,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, the fewest since October 2007 - a sign of dwindling layoffs and steady if modest job growth.
August 15, 2013 - 8:10am
July 25, 2013
U.S. unemployment aid applications rise
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 7,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 343,000.
July 25, 2013 - 8:02am
July 18, 2013
U.S. unemployment aid applications drop to 334K
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell 24,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 334,000, a sign...
July 18, 2013 - 10:33am
July 5, 2013
US economy adds 195K jobs in June; unemployment 7.6 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought. The job growth...
July 5, 2013 - 9:12am
June 27, 2013
U.S. unemployment benefit applications fall to 346K
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 346,000 last week, evidence that the job market is still improving modestly, despite signs of slower growth.
June 27, 2013 - 9:00am
June 20, 2013
Weekly U.S. jobless aid applications rise to 354K
WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits rose by 18,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 354,000. Despite the gain, the level remains consistent with moderate job growth.
June 20, 2013 - 8:18am
June 7, 2013
Unemployment rate rises as more people start looking for work
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in May, a gain that shows employers are hiring at a still-modest but steady pace.
June 7, 2013 - 10:43am
May 30, 2013
Applications for US unemployment aid rise to 354K
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 354,000. Still, the level of applications is consistent with steady hiring and remains near a five-year low.
May 30, 2013 - 10:47am
May 29, 2013
Unemployment rates fall in nearly all U.S. cities
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unemployment rates fell in almost all large U.S. cities in April, helped by stronger hiring. The gains show the job market is improving throughout the country.
May 29, 2013 - 12:54pm
May 16, 2013
U.S. jobless claims jump to highest level in 6 weeks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 360,000, the most since late March. The jump came a week after applications had reached a five-year low.
May 16, 2013 - 9:01am
May 9, 2013
U.S. jobless aid applications fall to 5-year low
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of Americans who applied for unemployment benefits fell by 4,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, a five-year low. Layoffs have returned to pre-recession levels, a trend that could lead to more hiring. By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER...
May 9, 2013 - 9:14am