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Michigan Has U.S.'s Highest Umemployment Rate

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Michigan again recorded the highest unemployment rate in January, followed by Alaska, with most states recording little change in the measure, the Lab...

Housing Slump Fails To Stop Inflation

Bloomberg | Courtney Schlisserman, Bob Willis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The two-year housing slump pushing the U.S. economy toward a recession hasn't alleviated inflation pressures, reports today showed. Consumer prices r...

Bush Labor Dept. Accused Of Union Sabotage

Washington Post | Elizabeth Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Political operatives in the Department of Labor are using federal reporting requirements to undermine trade unions and conduct a "political misinforma...