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Layoffs and Buying Local

They refer to January 26, 2009 as Black Monday. On that one day alone, 65,400 layoffs were announced. And that wasn’t the end of it. According to government data released today, another 651,000 jobs were lost in February, bringing our unemployment rate to 8.1% – the highest it’s been in the past 25 years. For […]

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