Halliburton human resource associates Heather Hopkins, left, and Sonja Franks, center rear, meet with attendees at a National Career Fairs job fair Wednesday, July 13, 2011, in Dallas. Fewer people ... more 
Halliburton human resource associates Heather Hopkins, left, and Sonja Franks, center rear, meet with attendees at a National Career Fairs job fair Wednesday, July 13, 2011, in Dallas. Fewer people sought unemployment benefits last week, an encouraging sign the job market may be slowly improving. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Tony Gutierrez
Thu, Jul 14, 2011 9:14 AM EDT