Job seekers Antoinette Zinnerman, 39, left, with her daughter, Kennesha, 19, middle, inquire for positions at the 12th annual Mission career fair on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in the skid raw area of Los Angeles. At right, Akili Sanders, 38. The Labor Departmetn said Thursday, July 25, 2013 that ehe number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 7,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 343,000. The increase follows a drop of 22,000 the previous week. But the broader trend is consistent with an improving job market. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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Job seekers Antoinette Zinnerman, 39, left, with her daughter, Kennesha, 19, middle, inquire for positions at the 12th annual Mission career fair on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in the skid raw area of Los Angeles. At right, Akili Sanders, 38. The Labor Departmetn said Thursday, July 25, 2013 that ehe number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 7,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 343,000. The increase follows a drop of 22,000 the previous week. But the broader trend is consistent with an improving job market. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
Job seekers Antoinette Zinnerman, 39, left, with her daughter, Kennesha, 19, middle, inquire for positions at the 12th annual Mission career fair on Thursday, June 6, 2013 in the skid raw area of Los Angeles. At right, Akili Sanders, 38. The Labor Departmetn said Thursday, July 25, 2013 that ehe number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 7,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 343,000. The increase follows a drop of 22,000 the previous week. But the broader trend is consistent with an improving job market. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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