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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 8:54 A.M.

Applications for unemployment aid rose last week

WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week. But jobless claims remain at low levels, showing that most American workers enjoy job security. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department says applications for jobless aid rose by 18,000 to a seasonally ...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 8:43 A.M.

U.S. durable goods orders up 4.8 percent in October

Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods increased in October by the largest amount in a year, reflecting a surge in demand for commercial airplanes. The category that tracks business investment spending showed a far more modest advance, indicating this key category remains under stress.

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 4:46 A.M.

Vietnam formally scraps plans for first nuclear power plants

HANOI, Vietnam – Vietnam’s legislature on Tuesday endorsed the government’s decision to scrap plans to build the country’s first two nuclear power plants. The government’s announcement of the endorsement said cheaper renewable energy and power imports were available and that ...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016

The Dirt

Here's the dirt

See the latest new construction, business openings and closures and progress on ongoing projects here.


The Wednesday Slice question

Do you start wearing your warmest winter coat the moment it gets cold or do you hold it in reserve -- and almost never actually wear it -- so it ...

Parting Shot — 12.6.16

A man walks with a child on his shoulders, backdropped by lights decorating a park in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday. Christmas fairs have opened in several locations in the Romanian capital ...



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