The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.
Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.
Unemployment in northeast Indiana remains low compared to a year ago, even though the number of people without work inched up in October.

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