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Economy hobbled by weak hiring, manufacturing

WASHINGTON — A trio of reports Thursday offered a reminder that the U.S. economy is struggling to grow and add jobs. The number of people seeking unemployment benefits last week stayed near a level that signals only weak hiring in ...

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US manufacturing grows at fastest pace since June

WASHINGTON — U.S. manufacturing grew last month at the fastest pace in nearly a year. New orders, production and a measure of employment all rose. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, says its index of ...

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Slaughter says ‘No thanks’ to trade agreements

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Fairport, ranking member of the House Rules Committee, believes trade agreements with Colombia, Korea and Panama, sent to Capitol Hill on Monday by the Obama Administration, represent more of the same failed trade policies that have cost America manufacturing jobs by the millions.

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Unicell to expand operations in Buffalo

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Unicell, a designer and manufacturer of bodies for commercial trucks and vans will invest $3.46 million to expand its Howard Street facilities in Buffalo. On the strength of a $175,000 investment package ...

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Obama announces new high-tech manufacturing effort

PITTSBURGH — Imagining advances from lighter cars to smarter robots, President Barack Obama is announcing a $500 million project to spur high-technology manufacturing, a sector of U.S. industry that presidential advisers say has lost ground to such competitors as Germany and Japan.

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