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Published December 08, 2011, 12:00 AM

Job Fair

In this Sept. 1, 2011 photo, Archer Daniels Midland Company employees answer questions and hand out job applications during a job fair at the University of Illinois Springfield campus, in Springfield, Ill. The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nine months, evidence that the job market is improving. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
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