In this Wednesday, Dec. 12 2012 photo a job seeker leaves his 

In this Wednesday, Dec. 12 2012 photo a job seeker leaves his contact information with a potential employer during a job fair in New York. More Americans sought unemployment benefits in the last week of 2012, though the winter holidays likely distorted the data for the second straight week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 12 2012 photo a job seeker leaves his contact information with a potential employer during a job fair in New York. More Americans sought unemployment benefits in the last week of 2012, though the winter holidays likely distorted the data for the second straight week. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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