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Weekly US unemployment aid applications rise to 372,000; data distorted by winter holidays

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2013
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— More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the winter holidays likely distorted the data for the second straight week.

The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications rose by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 372,000 in the week ended Dec. 29. The previous weeks total was revised higher

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