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January 16, 1990 | United Press International
President Bush declared parts of Florida to be a major disaster area Monday, clearing the way for federal aid to farm communities that suffered losses from a severe winter freeze that began Dec. 23, the White House said. The aid, to be administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will include unemployment compensation "to individuals who are unemployed as a direct result of the freeze."
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January 16, 1990 | United Press International
President Bush declared parts of Florida to be a major disaster area Monday, clearing the way for federal aid to farm communities that suffered losses from a severe winter freeze that began Dec. 23, the White House said. The aid, to be administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will include unemployment compensation "to individuals who are unemployed as a direct result of the freeze."
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March 12, 1989 | from Associated Press
Labor rallies boosted the spirits of striking Eastern Airlines workers Saturday while the struggling carrier continued to attract travelers "like gangbusters" to its bargain Northeast shuttle. Aircraft were again reported flying near capacity on the second day of $12 fares on the Northeast shuttle linking New York with Washington and Boston, once Eastern's most profitable service. The pre-strike fare was $99. "The shuttle's going like gangbusters," said Eastern spokesman Robin Matell.
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July 3, 2011 | By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times
Last week in Salem, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told voters that President Obama's economic policies "didn't work" and that "people are hurting. " The next day in Raymond, fellow candidate Michele Bachmann told voters they couldn't "afford four more years of millions of Americans out of work. " Those gloomy pronouncements don't exactly reflect the full economic picture in New Hampshire, a swing state that will hold the first primary in the nation early next year.
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February 8, 1992 | WILLIAM J. EATON and JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
California lost almost 240,000 jobs in January, a state survey of employers' payrolls indicated Friday, as the nation's unemployment rate remained stuck at a five-year peak of 7.1%. The state's jobless rate shot up to 8.1% from 7.7% in December, the U.S. Labor Department reported, as Sun Belt states in particular continued to suffer from the slumping economy. Unemployment in Florida rose to 8.7% from 7.5%, and in Texas it was 7.8%, up from 7%.
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