Initial Unemployment Claims at Lowest Level Since April

September 29, 2011 Updated Sep 29, 2011 at 11:06 AM EDT

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Initial Unemployment Claims at Lowest Level Since April

September 29, 2011 Updated Sep 29, 2011 at 11:06 AM EDT

The number of initial unemployment benefit claims filed by U.S. workers last week dropped to to the lowest level since April, according to a CNN.com report.

According to CNN, 391,000 initial claims were filed for the week ending Sept. 24. That's down 37,000 from the previous week, and marked the lowest total since the week of April 2.

Read the CNN.com report HERE.