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New Weekly Unemployment Claims Fall Below 1 Million For The First Time In 5 Months

The number of Americans filing for the first time for state unemployment benefits last week was 963,000. It’s the first time since March the number has been below 1 million.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley talks with Ali Velshi, MSNBC anchor and economics correspondent, about what the number means for the economy.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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