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California unemployment rate steady at 4.2 percent in August

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California's unemployment rate remained at 4.2 percent in August. The state Employment Development Department says Friday the rate has held steady for five months. The department says California adds 44,800...
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Louisiana unemployment rate rises for fourth straight month

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Louisiana's unemployment rate hit 5 percent in August, worsening for the fifth straight month. The state's jobless rate rose from 4.9 percent in July and was above August 2017's level,...
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​Iowa unemployment rate now 2nd lowest in US​

​Iowa unemployment rate now 2nd lowest in US​

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Iowa's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 2.5 percent in August, giving the state the second-lowest rate in the country.
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Maryland unemployment rate ticks down to 4.2 percent in August

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The unemployment rate in Maryland ticked down in August to 4.2 percent from 4.3 percent the previous month, but remained higher than a year ago when it was 4 percent. That narrowed the gap to the national unemployment rate of 3.9 percent, which was unchanged from July but a half a percentage point...
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Indiana's August jobless rate edges higher to 3.5 percent

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Indiana's unemployment rate edged higher in August from July. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Friday the rate was 3.5 percent, up from 3.4 percent in July. The state's...
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Florida jobless rate holds steady at 3.7 percent

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TALLAHASSEE - Florida's unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7 percent in August, the state reported Friday. The number, unchanged from July, is slightly less than the national rate of 3.9 percent. In Metro Orlando, the August jobless rate was 3.4 percent, down from 3.6 percent in July. The latest...
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Nebraska jobless rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August

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The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August - down a tenth of a point from 2.9 percent in July. The department...
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Unemployment up slightly in Maine in August

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Unemployment rose slightly in Maine in the month of August, but remains lower than a year ago. The Maine Department of Labor says the rate of 3.2 percent is up...
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Florida's jobless rate remained the same in August

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Florida's unemployment rate is staying the same. State officials announced Friday the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in August. That's slightly lower than the national rate of 3.9 percent. The...
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Pennsylvania jobless rate hits 18-year low

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Pennsylvania's unemployment rate hit a nearly two-decade low in August, even as payrolls slipped below July's record high. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.1 percent in August, the lowest point...
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Alabama jobless rate unchanged in August at 4.1 percent

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Alabama's unemployment rate is holding steady at 4.1 percent. Figures released by the state on Friday show Alabama's jobless rate for August is unchanged from the July rate. That's slightly...
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US embassy accidentally sends email 'meeting' invite featuring photo of cat...

US embassy accidentally sends email 'meeting' invite featuring photo of cat in pajamas

Officials apologized and said it was a training error. Read more ...

Brewers blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 National League Championship Series lead

Brewers blank Dodgers 4-0 for 2-1 National League Championship Series lead

The teams face off in Game 4 Tuesday. Read more ...

Amber Alert issued for Wisconsin girl missing after deputies found her...

Amber Alert issued for Wisconsin girl missing after deputies found her parents dead in home

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Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump

Federal judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump

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Grizzly attacks hunter in mountains north of Yellowstone

Grizzly attacks hunter in mountains north of Yellowstone

The attack was at least the seventh bear attack on a human since May in the northern Rocky Mountains. Read more ...

Police searching for missing Osawatomie 4-year-old, kidnapping warrant...

Police searching for missing Osawatomie 4-year-old, kidnapping warrant issued for mother

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Opening night last year delivered a good forecast of how the NBA season would turn out. Read more ...

NPR Poll: Rural Americans Are Worried About Addiction And Jobs, But Remain...

NPR Poll: Rural Americans Are Worried About Addiction And Jobs, But Remain Optimistic

What's on people's minds in rural America? A new poll shows that the addiction crisis and economic issues have people worried. But many retain an upbeat outlook about the... Read more ...

Sheriff: Man tried to ram car into group of officers after Fayetteville...

Sheriff: Man tried to ram car into group of officers after Fayetteville police shooting

An off-duty Fayetteville police officer was wounded in a shooting Monday night before officials say the suspect believed responsible tried to run into a group of officers. Read more ...

Battle For The Senate: 10 Races That Will Determine Control

Battle For The Senate: 10 Races That Will Determine Control

Republicans' chances to hold the Senate appear to have gone up in the wake of the confirmation hearings for Justice Brett Kavanaugh. See which states to watch closely over the... Read more ...