Labor departments in the tri-state area are struggling to keep up with demand. This week, some communities are seeing a 1,000% increase in unemployment claims; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.

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Maplewood Deploys Young Social Distancing Ambassadors To Help Remind People To Wear MasksThere is growing concern in New Jersey over the rise in COVID-19 cases among young people. CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Caught On Video: Man Accused Of Randomly Stabbing Woman At Upper West Side Subway StationPolice released slowed-down surveillance video of a man running a turnstile. The video shows him suddenly lifting up a knife and plunging it downward. Just out of frame, police say a woman buying a MetroCard was stabbed in the back. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
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'Job Gains Have Slowed Considerably,' Says Economic Policy Institute EconomistUnemployment's sizable decline in July reflects a slowing economic recovery in the face of the unchecked coronavirus pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.

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