2011 6 Dec

For the past few years, the northwestern corner of North Dakota has been viewed as a rare pocket of opportunity in an otherwise dismal national economy: oil is flowing and jobs are plentiful.When+a+boomtown+goes+bust%3A+%27Sudden+desertion%27

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2010 15 Jun

Scaling back offshore drilling in wake of the Gulf Coast oil spill would only make matters worse by cutting jobs, limiting government revenues and heightening the country’s dependence on foreign drilling, executives from the five largest oil companies plan to tell lawmakers Tuesday.Big+Oil+goes+to+Washington

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2010 7 Jan

Job losses accelerated last month and the unemployment rate rose to 9.5%, casting doubt on the U.S. economy’s ability to rebound soon.

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