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Lots of growth on the prairie

Sep 6, 2013
From credit cards to coffee shops, Sioux Falls, S.D., has a seemingly unending legacy of growth.
Posted In: Sioux Falls, Unemployment, Jobs

Seeing the economy through U.S. jobs numbers

Sep 6, 2013
The Labor Department's jobs report comes out every month -- but it's actually two reports in one. This month, one survey shows the economy adding jobs, and the other shows it losing jobs.
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Unemployment falls to 7.3%, 169,000 jobs added

Sep 6, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs numbers, Unemployment, jobs report, Economy

A job lined up right after college. Fancy that.

Sep 4, 2013
Many college freshmen embark on their first years of higher education this week. Wouldn't it be nice if at the end of their journey a job was waiting for them? In Alabama, the two year-college system is collaborating with private companies to train students and help them land a job after graduation.
Posted In: college, higher education, college tuition, Jobs, employment

My first job: At the amusement park

Aug 19, 2013
Now a truck driver, Don Holzschuh talks about his first job in Minnesota.
Posted In: Jobs, My First Job

My first job: Working at the local mall

Aug 16, 2013
Michael Price, writer and co-executive producer of "The Simpsons," talks about his first job.
Posted In: My First Job, Jobs

Is Sioux Falls' 3.5% unemployment rate America's future?

Aug 16, 2013
Marketplace is partnering with The Atlantic, covering what the American economy looks like today, from smaller cities and towns across the country. First stop: Sioux Falls.
Posted In: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Jobs

Jobless claims hit lowest level since 2007

Aug 8, 2013
The recovery is moving slow and steady.
Posted In: unemployement, economic indicators, Jobs

You Hate My Job: I work at the DMV

Aug 7, 2013
Next in our series, "You Hate My Job" -- a day on the other side of the counter at the DMV.
Posted In: DMV, driver's license, Jobs

A job is born: The link between growth and work

Aug 2, 2013
The economy added 162,000 jobs in July while GDP in the second quarter grew at a 1.7% annual rate. So, what's the relationship between jobs and growth?
Posted In: GDP, Jobs

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