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A record 6.6 million seek US jobless aid as layoffs mount

Credit: SeattlePI.com- Published on April 2, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — doubling a record high set just one week earlier — a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus.

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the...
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