Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • A look at how jobs statistics may differ when it comes to women and minorities – http://n.pr/eBy1C6.
  • Funding cuts for domestic abuse prevention workshops put programs like this one across the country in jeopardy: http://bit.ly/i06pJN
  • Unemployment update: new claims are down http://n.pr/dToFWc, but job openings also fell for the second month in a row http://n.pr/gYcNDw.
  • America’s neighbors to the north are seeing a rise in anxiety disorders: http://bit.ly/eOQtwA
  • How do we measure poverty in America? It’s not as straightforward as you may think. http://nyti.ms/g9AouZ

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