Mass. jobless rate fell to 5.6% in May

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Alan Clayton-Matthews, a Northeastern University economist, said the jobs gained in May are a continuation of “moderate growth” for the state. As people have begun working again, incomes have risen, households have paid down debt, and home prices have increased.

US adds 217,000 jobs in May

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The US economy finally has regained all the jobs lost in the last recession as hiring continued to expand at a solid pace, the Labor Department reported Friday.

Bay State jobless rate drops, 
but so does the number of jobs

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The state unemployment rate fell to 6 percent yesterday, but the state lost jobs for the first time since January.

“It’s a bit of a mixed picture,” said Alan Clayton Matthews, a professor at Northeastern University.

USA Today – Quit abusing ‘active shooter’ term: Column

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James Alan Fox says Fort Hood is latest example of unnecessary panic created by misuse of this terminology.

Faculty Spotlight: Tom Vicino [VIDEO]

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MPA Program Director and Associate Professor Dr. Tom Vicino discusses his research, the courses his teaches, advice for prospective students and more in this two part video interview.

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