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US unemployment aid applications rise to 336,000

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US unemployment aid applications rise to 336,000

In this Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 photo, job seekers check out companies offering more than 2,000 job opportunities at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 13,000 the week of Aug. 12, to a seasonally adjusted 336,000, but the level remains consistent with solid job gains, according to information released by the Labor Department, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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