Labor Department http://wamc.org en Weekly US jobless aid applications rise to 372K http://wamc.org/post/weekly-us-jobless-aid-applications-rise-372k <p></p><p></p><p>WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans sought&nbsp;unemployment&nbsp;benefits last week, though the winter holidays likely distorted the data for the second straight week.</p><p>The Labor Department says weekly applications rose by 10,000 to a seasonally adjusted 372,000 in the week ended Dec. 29. The previous week's total was revised higher.</p><p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 14:56:24 +0000 Associated Press 54974 at http://wamc.org Weekly US jobless aid applications rise to 372K