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Hurricane Harvey spikes U.S. jobless aid applications to 298K

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits soared last week by the most in nearly five years.        
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The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits soared last week by the most in nearly five years, driven by Hurricane Harvey's impact on Texas and Louisiana. THE NUMBERS: Weekly … Click to Continue »

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