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Obama Warns Sequester Will Cause Job Losses
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is warning that “people will lose their jobs” if across-the-board budget cuts take effect as scheduled next week. Obama says the $85 billion in cuts — known as the sequester — are “severe” and says they won…
Economy Added 157,000 Jobs in January
The Labor Department announced that the U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in January. The unemployment rate inched upward by a tenth of a point, to 7.9 percent. The jobs figure was in line with expectations. It’s a decent number, enough to keep pace with population growth, but not enough to mak…
3 Hostess Employees In Riverton Lose Jobs
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Three Hostess employees in Riverton have lost their jobs as the troubled company winds down its operations. A delivery driver told the Associated Press that Hostess’ Riverton distribution center closed Nov. 16 after its final delivery. The center delivered about f…
U.S. Economy Adds 96K Jobs, Rate Falls To 8.1 Percent
U.S. employers added 96,000 jobs last month, a weak figure that could slow any momentum President Barack Obama hoped to gain from his speech to the Democratic National Convention. The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent from 8.3 percent in July, but only because more people gave up looking for wor…
Obama Seeks To Undercut Romney’s Record On Jobs
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is launching a sharp critique of Mitt Romney’s business record, airing a hard-hitting TV ad that recounts the demise of a Kansas City, Mo., steel mill that was restructured by Romney’s private equity firm and led to hundreds of job losses…
Casper College Program Benefits Dads
  Casper College is seeking men to participate in its no-cost training program to become a facilities maintenance technician through the Dads Making a Difference program.   According to Pam Jones, Casper College workforce training advisor, those selected will receive free tuition and skill…

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