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Hundreds of civilian military employees in Wyoming could be furloughed if cuts in U.S. defense spending go through.

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Simpson, Bowles Offer New Plan to Avoid Cuts

Former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson is offering a new plan to avoid automatic spending cuts set to hit March 1 absent a bipartisan deficit-reduction deal.

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White House: Economy Healing, But Could Be Wounded

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says a new jobs report shows the U.S. economy is healing, but warns Congress not to inflict wounds with looming spending cuts.

Alan Krueger is chairman of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers

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Alan Simpson Talks Fiscal Cliff on The Daily Show

Former Senator for the state of Wyoming, Alan Simpson, appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Wednesday night.

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How Hard Is It to Get a Job if You’ve Been Out of Work for 6 Months? — Dollars and Sense

They say the best time to look for a new job is when you already have one. Turns out there might actually be something to this phenomenon: New research suggests that the longer you’re out of work, the harder it gets to find a new job.

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Which Cities Have the Nation’s Lowest Unemployment Rates?

The nation’s unemployment rate is currently stuck at 8.3 percent, but in some cities, it’s much lower. So if you’re okay with relocating, where should you start your job search?

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Recent College Graduates Having a Ridiculously Tough Time Finding Work

As the debate rages over whether getting a college degree is worth the money, a new set of statistics is giving many people pause — seems half of recent college grads are either jobless or underemployed in positions that don’t fully use their skills and knowledge.

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Wednesday Morning Zone: Markowski and Goss on Economics

Today is Economic Wednesday on The Morning Zone:

7:07AM MDT: Chris Markowski, our Watchdog On Wall Street is back with more information on those things that effect our pocketbooks.

 

7:37AM MDT: Crei

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How Is the Local Job Market? — Survey of the Day

The unemployment rate has been trending down for the last few months, but that isn’t always the best indicator of strength in the job market because it doesn’t take into account the unemployed who have stopped looking altogether.

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Wed. Morning Zone: Micah, Supreme Court on Obamacare and The State Economy

Today on The Morning Zone, our guests will be:

7:07AM MDT: Micah Halpern, our expert middle eastern analyst and commentator. Micah will update us on the latest happenings with Syria and Iran. Syria has apparently accepted a ceasefire

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