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US Food, Gas Prices Surge Higher In February

Household staples such as coffee and milk are getting more expensive as the price of crude oil surges higher.


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Analyst: California Jobs Lagging Behind US Recovery

Even as new data shows the state’s jobless rate slipped slightly in February, millions of Californians still remain out of work.


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Report: Employers Cut 50,000 Jobs In February

A new report shows cuts in the public sector spiked nearly 200 percent last month.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/02/2011


Money 101: Jobless In California

Loree Levy of the California Employment Development Department explains what the recent unemployment numbers mean for the state.


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Record $23B Paid In Calif. Jobless Benefits In 2010

The financially-battered state doled out a new record in unemployment benefits, and the slumping economic recovery may see that amount grow even more.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/11/2011

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LA Jobless Rate Stuck In Double Digits

The national unemployment rate dropped sharply in January to 9 percent, but Los Angeles and the rest of California saw virtually no improvement.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/04/2011

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Calif. Jobless Rate Likely To Spur More Foreclosures

As long as unemployment stays high in California, more people will likely be forced out of their homes by foreclosure, a state panel warned on Monday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/31/2011

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Los Angeles County Unemployment Rate Climbs To 13 Percent

The unemployment rate in Los Angeles County edged up to 13 percent in December, up from a revised 12.8 percent in November, the state Economic Development Department reported Friday.


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Jobless Benefits Expire For 185,000 Californians

Unless lawmakers in Washington come up with a compromise on the Bush-era tax cuts, it’s the end of the line for hundreds of thousands of people living off of unemployment benefits.


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2M Americans To Lose Jobless Benefits In December

For nearly two million Americans who’ve been on unemployment for 99 weeks, the end of the line is near.


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Jobless Pay For 150,000 Californians At Risk

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are back to work after the long Thanksgiving holiday, and millions of Americans are eagerly waiting for their elected representatives to extend jobless benefits before they are set to expire.


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California’s Jobless Rate Remains At 12.4 Percent

Officials say California’s unemployment rate remained steady at 12.4 percent over the past month.


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Report: ‘Underemployed’ Calif. Jobless Rate May Top 22 Percent

Unemployment may have stabilized in September, but a CBS “60 Minutes” report says new data paints a much gloomier picture of the state’s job market.


Poll: Half Say Goodbye To ‘American Dream’

After decades of financial prosperity for a nation that served as the economic engine of the world, a new survey says more than half of Americans are losing hope of ever achieving the success of previous generations.


Payroll Cuts Latest Blow To Jobs Market

The U.S. jobless rate has now topped 9.5 percent for 14 straight months, the longest stretch since the 1930s, with most people knowing someone who does not have full-time employment.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/08/2010