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US Adds 136K Jobs, Unemployment Dips to 5-Decade Low

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added a modest 136,000 jobs in September, a gain that managed to help lower the unemployment rate to a new five-decade low of 3.5% but also suggested rising caution among employers. "The September jobs report sent some conflict...
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NFL Confident of Memorable Super Bowl at Inglewood Stadium

INGLEWOOD — The NFL committed the 2022 Super Bowl to the Los Angeles area back when the 298-acre stadium complex in Inglewood was still mostly a waterlogged hole in the ground. That hole has long since been filled by the skeleton of a massive arena, and tho...
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Poll: Some Younger Workers View Aging Workforce Negatively

CHICAGO — Some younger workers aren't particularly thrilled to see a rising share of older Americans forgo retirement and continue working, according to a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. "I don't think in things ...