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US Employers Add 175K Jobs, Unemployment At 6.7 Percent
- Unemployment rose slightly in February to 6.7 percent, the Labor Department announced Friday, while the U.S. added 175,000 jobs.
Safeway, Albertsons To Merge
- Two major grocery store chains in Southern Colorado are about to merge.
Senator Udall Hosts Business Roundtable
- Being a small business owner can be difficult, and women say it is even more of a struggle for them. The discussion was prompted by Colorado Senator Mark Udall and the Small Business Association.
US Gas Prices Dip 2 Cents Per Gallon Nationwide
- The average price of regular gasoline in the U.S. has fallen 2 cents a gallon during the past two weeks.
Unemployment Falls To 6.6 Percent
- U.S. employers added 113,000 jobs in January, while the jobless rate fell to 6.6 percent.
The New Face of Food Stamps: Working-Age Americans
- In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in households that rely on food stamps.
Colorado Oil and Gas Industry May See Big Changes
- Colorado's tensions over oil and gas production have threatened to boil over this year.
US Employers Advertise Most Jobs Since March 2008
- U.S. employers advertised more jobs in November and more Americans quit, positive signs for millions who are unemployed and looking for work.
J.C. Penney To Close Colorado Springs Store
- J.C. Penney will close its store at the Chapel Hills Mall in Colorado Springs as part of nationwide cutbacks.
US Economy Adds 74K Jobs, Rate Falls To 6.7 Pct.
- The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell from 7 percent in November to 6.7 percent, the lowest level since October 2008. But the drop occurred partly because more Americans stopped looking for jobs.
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