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WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to a new pandemic low of 267,000 last week as the job market recovers from last year’s sharp coronavirus downturn.

Unemployment claims fell by 4,000 last week, the Department of Labor reported on Wednesday. The four-week average of claims, which compensates for weekly highs and lows, fell by almost 7,300 to 278,000, also a pandemic low.

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