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US jobless claims drop to 3-month low

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First-time claims for US unemployment benefits fell last week to a three-month low but remained little changed from a year ago, according to official data released Thursday. 

A sign posted on a shopfront window offers employment opportunity to happy and creative people in this October 22, 2013 file photo in Pasadena, California

Initial jobless claims totaled 323,000 in the week ending March 1, a decline of 26,000 from the prior week's revised reading of 349,000, the Labor Department said.

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