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Labor Department says jobless claims fell for third straight week after hitting 6-year high

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The number of people signing up for jobless benefits declined last week, the third straight drop from a six-year high reached earlier this month, the government said Thursday. Applications for unemployment benefits dropped to a seasonally adjusted 425,000, down 10,000 from the previous week, the Labor Department reported. That was a slightly better figure than the 427,000 analysts expected. For the full story visit www.latimes.com/business/nationworld/wire/ats-ap-jobless-claimsaug28,1,6290769.story

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