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  • U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's government report sent a reassuring signal that the economy withstood a harsh winter that had slowed growth.
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economy, employment, business
  • The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits last week rose 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 304,000. Jobless claims continue to be near pre-recession levels despite the slight increase.
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economy, employment, business
  • China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses.
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china, economy, business
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  • With prices ranging from $180,000 to $230,000, a new Madera development is drawing attention from prospective buyers.
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housing, economy, madera, madera county, local, gene haagenson
  • future ford
  • Not only was Future Ford of Clovis able to recover from that 2011 fire. Service resumed three days later.
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clovis, fresno county, economy, business, dale yurong
  • The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 311,000, the lowest since late November and a hopeful sign hiring could pick up.
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employment, economy, business
  • 040614-KFSN-6PM-KingsRiverBiz
  • Thousands of families cool off in the Kings River every year, which is good news for the City of Reedley's economy.
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economy, kings river, reedley, fresno county, local, mariana jacob
  • Drought conditions raise food costs
  • Items like beef continue to rise in price and they're expected to climb higher this year.
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california water, water, drought, economy, business, rick montanez
  • The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the number remains close to pre-recession levels and points to stable hiring.
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economy, employment, business
  • Fresno Outdoor Dining
  • Your dining options in the city Fresno could soon be changing, with more restaurants expanding their businesses outdoors.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno downtown, economy, business, amanda venegas
  • new pistachio plant in Firebaugh
  • A new pistachio plant will provide jobs in a part of the valley which has been severely impacted by the drought.
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ag report, economy, employment, ag watch, dale yurong
  • Job Fair Trends
  • Thousands of people in search of work went to the job fair at the Fresno fairgrounds.
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economy, employment, business, amanda venegas
  • The Marketplace at El Pasaeo
  • More stores are opening their doors at The Marketplace at El Pasaeo shopping center in Northwest Fresno.
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economy, employment, fresno northwest, fresno, fresno county, business, amanda venegas
  • The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 5,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, which is close to pre-recession levels and suggests a stable job market.
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employment, economy, business
  • Exporting Business
  • Several small businesses are learning how to increase their profits by selling outside the United States.
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merced, merced county, economy, employment, business, sara sandrik
  • The numbers show the Central Valley's unemployment remains much higher than the rest of the state and nation.
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economy, employment, business, gene haagenson
  • U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.
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economy, employment, business
  • MarketPlace Shopping Center
  • A new shopping center in Northwest Fresno is bringing much needed jobs to the area.
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economy, employment, fresno northwest, fresno, fresno county, business, mariana jacob
  • Hiring was surprisingly weak in January for the second straight month, likely renewing concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing after a strong finish last year.
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employment, economy, business
  • The U.S. stock market is swooning as investors fear slower global economic growth.
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economy, wall street, business
  • Extended unemployment benefit cuts in effect
  • The Federal unemployment benefits averaging $300.00 a week were cut to more than one million Americans.
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employment, economy, business
  • The U.S. economy grew at a 3.6 percent annual rate from July through September, the fastest since early 2012. But nearly half the growth came from a buildup in business stockpiles, a trend that could reverse in the current quarter and hold back growth.
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economy, business
  • The highly anticipated In-N-Out restaurant in Hanford will soon be hiring for the location.
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employment, kings county, hanford, economy, business
  • The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell 10,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 340,000, a sign that employers are laying off very few workers.
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economy, employment, business
  • Feds OK North Forks casino, votes may decide fate
  • Plans for a major new Indian casino in Madera County got the green light from the federal government this week.
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economy, madera county, north fork, local, gene haagenson
  • Government Shutdown Over
  • Dustin Orrell of Fresno has worked for the IRS for the past 15 years. When he was furloughed he didn't think it would last this long.
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government shutdown, economy, business, anthony pura
  • Clovis farmers market will be back this fall
  • During the summer, Old Town Clovis is filled with people at the Friday night farmers markets, but when the season ends, so does the weekly event.
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farmers market, economy, clovis, fresno county, local, amanda venegas
  • Fresno seeks to be business friendly
  • For builders, contractors and developers, working with the city of Fresno can be time consuming.
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fresno, economy, ashley swearengin, fresno county, politics, gene haagenson
  • Attracting tourists in Mariposa without Yosemite
  • The local tourism bureau is busy promoting Mariposa County through social media -- and has even created a web page.
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mariposa, mariposa county, yosemite national park, economy, local, sara sandrik
  • The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped by 66,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 374,000. But the spike was largely because California processed a huge backlog of claims and the partial government shutdown prompted some contractors to cut jobs.
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employment, economy, business
  • Government Shutdown South Valley
  • Anger over the government shutdown is beginning to boil over in one South Valley community.
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government shutdown, three rivers, south valley, lemon cove, economy, employment, politics, jessica peres
  • The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose just 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 308,000, hovering near six-year lows. Companies are still cutting very few jobs, however the decline in layoffs has not been accompanied by a pickup in hiring.
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employment, economy, business
  • U.S. home prices climbed 12.4 percent in August from a year ago, fueled by more buyers bidding on a limited supply of houses.
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housing, economy, business
  • Governor Jerry Brown has put his signature on a bill that will hike California's minimum wage to $10 an hour within three years.
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jerry brown, economy, politics
  • California's unemployment rate increased to 8.9 percent in August, the second consecutive monthly increase.
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economy, employment, business
  • RICK
  • A Valley-based aviation company is expanding and looking to hire.
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clovis, fresno county, employment, economy, business, rick montanez
  • The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits remained near the lowest level in more than five years last week, a sign that companies are cutting few jobs.
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economy, employment, business
  • Dozens of people came out to Southwest Fresno in hopes of a spooky new job.
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employment, economy, business
  • Former Fresno JC Penney building owner revealed
  • Downtown revitalization efforts got a big boost with the announcement of a new owner and new plans for the 90-year-old former JC Penney building.
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economy, fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, business, christine park
  • New life coming to Fresnos troubled Fulton Mall
  • The city of Fresno plans to announce a new owner for the 90 year old former JC Penney's building.
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fresno downtown, fresno, fresno county, economy, employment, business, gene haagenson
  • Keller Ford dealership changes Hanfords auto industry
  • A new Ford dealership brings a new chapter for the auto industry in Hanford. Opening day is just a couple weeks away.
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hanford, kings county, economy, employment, business, jessica peres
  • U.S. businesses left stockpiles unchanged in June while sales rose modestly, an encouraging sign.
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economy, business
  • Valley Works: Choosing College Majors Early
  • A new study by the online consumer guide Salary Surfer shows that 45 percent of community college graduates earn more than $54,000 a year, more than many with a BA degree.
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fresno, economy, fresno city college, business
  • Covered California, Employment Development Department, Affordable Health Care for America Act, jobs, employment,
  • The state wants to hire 500 Central Valley residents to staff a huge service center.
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employment, economy, health care, business, stephanie stone
  • U.S. employers added 162,000 jobs in July, a modest increase and the fewest since March. Still, the unemployment rate fell to a 4½-year low of 7.4 percent, a hopeful sign in an otherwise lackluster report.
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economy, employment, business
  • pending on U.S. construction projects fell in June by the largest amount in five months as government building activity declined to the lowest level since 2006.
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housing, economy, business
  • The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell 19,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000, the fewest since January 2008. The decline shows the job market continues to strengthen.
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economy, employment, business
  • The project is anchored by a Walmart Super Center at Herndon and Clovis avenues.
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clovis, fresno county, employment, economy, business, linda mumma
  • The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose by 7,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 343,000.
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employment, economy, business
  • Ten weeks of extended unemployment benefits will likely be chopped off next month, from maximum 73 weeks to 63.
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economy, state, nannette miranda