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The States With the Most Deadly Accidents

There were 130,557 accidental deaths in the United States in 2013. Some types of accidental deaths are more common than others. Drug poisonings and motor vehicle accidents were the two ...
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12 States That Kill the Most Animals

The United States consumes the most meat per capita of any nation in the world. As of 2009, Americans consumed an average of 265 pounds of meat per person annually, ...
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US Job Openings Hit 14-Year High: Almost Double the Long-Term Unemployed

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for the month of February on Tuesday morning. While the look after the report may ...
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Job Growth Gets Slaughtered in March

The U.S. Department of Labor released its March payroll and unemployment data Friday morning, and it is hard to imagine how it could have been much worse. The Labor Department ...
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Labor Department Unemployment and Payrolls Get Curveball From ADP and TrimTabs

Friday's unemployment and payrolls report from the U.S. Labor Department just became a lot more difficult to predict. ADP posted a very weak economic report on its payrolls for March, ...
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America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.75% in 2014, roughly flat from previous years and the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.75% in 2014, roughly flat from previous years and the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become ...
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Unemployment Drops Below 4% in 8 States

The headline from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report on state unemployment for February is that Nebraska became the state with the lowest unemployment (2.7%), passing perennial leader North ...
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The Most Iconic Job in Each State

Whether it is a gaming supervisor in Nevada, a farm worker in California, an extraction worker in North Dakota, or a petroleum engineer in Texas, one occupation is often more ...
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CPI Manages to Escape Deflation

Investors and economists have worried that we are entering a deflationary cycle. A strong dollar, weak commodities and weak overseas economies are all to blame. The U.S. Labor Department has ...
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Weekly Jobless Claims Tick Higher

The U.S. Labor Department is out with its weekly jobless claims report. The number of unemployment filings rose by 1,000 to 291,000 in the past week. Thursday's report also indicated ...
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PPI Shows Big Deflationary Pressure

The U.S. Labor Department has released its Producer Price Index (PPI) for the month of February. In short, deflation is here, at least at the producer and wholesale level. Producer ...
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Massive Job Openings to Support Strong Jobs Markets for Months to Come

If you thought last week's February payrolls and unemployment report was too strong, the fresh Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey for the month of January explains a lot of ...
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US Has Almost 800,000 Police Officers

There are some 780,000 police and detectives in the United States. That number is expected to climb by 5%, or 41,400, between now and 2022. These jobs pay fairly well, ...
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Youth Unemployment at an Amazing 17.1%

In Friday’s report on the employment situation in the United States, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) disclosed that the unemployment rate for young people aged 16 to 19 remained ...
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