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Despite Positive Statewide Unemployment Trend, Homelessness Rising In Gainesville

By on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Although there has been a drop in the state-wide unemployment rate, the Alachua County homelessness rate has done the opposite. Why?

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Wal-Mart to combat veteran unemployment with hiring plan

By on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:45 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to hire 100,000 returning service members in the next five years beginning this Memorial Day. Honorably discharged veterans are eligible in their first year off active duty and the plan is aimed at limiting unemployment among local veterans.

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