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Jobless-aid applications edge down to 366,000

Posted: February 8, 2013 at 3:16 a.m.

Job seekers complete applications at a job fair Wednesday sponsored by Swissport in Newark, N.J. Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, indicating that companies continue to hire at a modest but steady pace.

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