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Oregon's Jobless Claims Rise Amid New COVID-19 Surge

(Salem, OR)  --  Oregon's jobless claims are up.  The latest report from the Oregon Employment Department shows about 14-thousand-and-seven-hundred Oregonians are filing for new unemployment claims.  A total of 53-thousand people in all filed new claims or continued previous ones.  The latest job losses come as Oregon implements new COVID-19 restrictions to blunt a recent surge in cases. 

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