In Thursday, April 12, 2012 photo, Paul Kader II fills out a job application during a career fair in Buffalo, N.Y. The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits was unchanged last week, suggesting steady gains in the job market. The Labor Department said Thursday, May 17, 2012 that weekly unemployment aid applications stayed at a seasonally adjusted 370,000, the same level as the previous week. The four-week average, a less volatile measure, fell for the second straight week, to 375,000. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
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published Thursday, May 17th, 2012