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Augusta saw fewer layoffs in January

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Initial claims for unemployment insurance, a measure of layoff activity, declined in January for metro Augusta, the Georgia labor department reported Thursday.

There were 2,013 first-time claims for unemployment benefits in the six-county area in January, a 26 percent decline from December. It also represented a 12 percent decline from January 2013, according to labor department data.

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dichotomy 03/06/14 - 03:45 pm
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Heh heh, two stories which

Heh heh, two stories which seem to be totally opposite. This must be the Obama labor report.

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