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Washington state jobless claims rise as claims nationwide fall

This photo shows a sign at the headquarters for Washington state’s Employment Security Department Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. Washington state’s rush to get unemployment benefits to residents who lost jobs due to the coronavirus outbreak left it vulnerable to criminals who made off with hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent claims. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

People seeking unemployment claims increased last week compared to the prior week, the Washington Employment Security Department reported Thursday.

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