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Colorado Job Losses Significantly Greater In '09 Than Initially Thought

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Colorado employers last year shed nearly 17,000 more jobs than initially reported, according to revised employment counts released Wednesday.

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment reported a loss of 89,375 non-farm jobs last year based on monthly surveys.

But when those counts were squared up against the unemployment-insurance tax reports that employers file each quarter, the loss turned out to be much larger

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