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Jobless rate on the rise

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The jobless rate is in America is on rise.

According to the Labor Department, more Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. The Labor Department's report says 276,000 people applied for aid.

This number is up 16,000 from the week before.

Even though the numbers went up, levels remain at a historic low.

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