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Tribal casino looks to hire veterans

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Some unemployed veterans now have potential job prospects thanks to the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians. Several dozen out-of-work veterans were given face-to-face job interviews Wednesday at the tribal-owned Pechanga Resort & Casino, according to a report originally published in The Press-Enterprise. Casino officials sent out more than 110 invitations …

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U.S. companies add jobs

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Private U.S businesses added more jobs in November than had been added in any month during the past year. Companies and small businesses added 215,000 jobs during the past month, mostly because of gains in construction and manufacturing, according to a report originally published by the Associated Press. Private employers …

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Black Friday weekend a mixed bag

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Some retailers might want to rethink opening on Thanksgiving. Sales nationwide dropped 2.8 percent for the week ending Nov. 30 compared with the previous week, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers and Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index. Year-to-year the numbers for Black Friday weekend were far …

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Inland manufacturing heats up

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Manufacturing in the Inland Empire is growing again. The purchasing manager’s index for Riverside and San Bernardino counties in November was 55.3, up from 50.7 in September, according to the Institute of Applied Research and Policy Analysis at California State University, San Bernardino. That marked the third consecutive month that …

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Retail sales stay strong

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While it’s still early, the 2013 Christmas retail season could be a solid one. Sales for the week that ended November 23 were up 2.6 percent from the previous week, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Goldman Sachs Weekly Chain Store Sales Index, which were released …

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Inland job market perks up

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The Inland Empire’s job market improved during the last two months, with several sectors showing significant improvement in the face a tough recovery. Overall, the two-county region’s unemployment rate was 9.8 percent during September and October, down from 10.5 percent in August, according to data released today by the state …

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