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Veterans are having trouble finding work

Young veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are having trouble finding work, proved by the annual report released Friday from the Labor Department.

Unemployment drops below 9%!

As the temperature is slowly rising this time of year, so is something else: employment.

Unemployment falls to 9%. But is this good news?

Another month, another jobs report—but this was a strange one! According to the Department of Labor, the economy added only 36,000 jobs in January.

Kids worry about finances, too

I was struck by the article in yesterday's New York Times, "Teacher, My Dad Lost His Job. Do We Have to Move?" The article points out that even if parents think they're doing a good job of concealing the stress of losing a job, children have "eagle ears" and worry about real things like having to move away from friends or even becoming homeless.

The latest jobs report conclusion: "Not terrible"

The Labor Department released its monthly jobs report today, and the news was… well, better than last month's.

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