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Courtney Collins
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While many people think Washington and federal jobs go hand-in-hand, there's a lot of disparity from ward to ward when it comes to unemployment. Courtney Collins speaks with the Department of Labor Services and frustrated job seekers about common obstacles to securing a job and what kind of support is available along the way.

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