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Jan. Unemployment Drops In State; Revised Figures Show 2012 Better Than First Thought

The Connecticut Department of Labor says its latest figures show improvement in the state labor market.

03/15/2013

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Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012