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More Than 1 Million May Lose Extended Unemployment Benefits In December

More than a million people may lose their unemployment insurance in just a few weeks if Congress fails to extend a Great Recession program that increased the number of weeks for which unemployed workers qualify.

CBS Miami–12/03/2013

JOBFAIR

Job Fair In West Palm Beach On Tuesday

Over 2,000 job positions will be up for grabs at a mega job fair Wednesday in Palm Beach County.

CBS Miami–11/26/2013

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Fla. Unemployment Rate Drops; S. Fla. Still Struggling

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped from a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.8 percent in September to 6.7 percent statewide in October. The unemployment rate dropped 1.5 points over the last year and was the lowest since August 2008.

CBS Miami–11/22/2013

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How To Ease Tension For College Grads & Their Parents During Job Hunting

What are parents to do when their kids graduate from college but can’t find a job? CBS4′s Vanessa Borge explains how to overcome the tension long enough to be helpful.

10/28/2013

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Florida Continues Adding Jobs, Mainly In Service Sector

Florida continued to add jobs in the month of September, though it’s not known how many of those jobs are part-time, full-time, or provide benefits.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

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State’s Unemployment Claims Site To Go “Dark” For A Week

If you rely on unemployment to get by, take note, your next check may be a little late.

CBS4–10/08/2013

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Florida Agencies Not Suffering Under Shutdown…Yet

As day four of the GOP-forced federal government shutdown rolls on Friday, most Florida agencies have avoided the worst impacts of the shutdown.

CBS Miami–10/04/2013

Money

Economic Numbers Show Recession Left Deep Impact In S. Fla.

The Great Recession, according to economists, technically ended a few years ago. But, based on jobless numbers and poverty, South Florida has a long way to go to ever recover from the economic downturn that devastated the nation.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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Jobs Remain Scarce Across Sunshine State

The state of Florida saw a fourth straight month of stagnant job growth in the month of August with the unemployment rate ticking down from 7.1 percent to 7.0 percent.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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ADP Says Florida Added Jobs In August

Payroll provider ADP said Wednesday that the Sunshine State continued to add jobs during the month of August.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

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