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Initial unemployment claims drop in Louisiana

Last Modified: Friday, September 06, 2013 5:51 PM

BATON ROUGE (AP) — First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Aug. 31 have dropped from the previous week's total.

The state labor department figures released Friday show 2,434 initial claims compared to 2,505 a week earlier.

The four-week moving average of initial claims decreased to 2,573 from the previous week's average of 2,676.

Continued unemployment claims claimed for the week ending Aug. 31 decreased to 25,203 compared to the previous week's total of 25,947.

The four-week moving average of such claims decreased to 26,080 from the previous week's average of 26,506.

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