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New Unemployment Claims Remained Above One Million

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The Dept. of Labor’s weekly accounting of new claims for unemployment for the week ended Aug. 22 remained above one million for the second week in a row, according to its Aug. 27 report. New claims were 1,006,000, down from a revised 1,104,000 the previous week. The four-week moving average is 1,068,000, a decrease from…

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