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ByABC News
September 9, 2008, 6:14 PM

Jan. 9, 2009 -- Help Wanted

As predicted, it was bad news this morning when the Department of Labor announced unemployment numbers for the month of December -- with 524,000 workers losing their jobs. That brings total unemployment to a discouraging 7.2 percent, the highest rate since January 1993. Tonight, ABC News correspondent Eric Horng reports on the cities and industries where you're most likely to find work -- and the resume no-nos you want to avoid.

On a Mission

The Mormon Church can't seem to escape controversy -- from secretive practices, to the religion's former polygamous ties, to its recent role in helping overturn gay marriage in California. But ABC News correspondent Dan Harris was granted unprecedented access to Mormon elders as the church prepares to open a new temple in Utah. And the elders are eager to set the record straight.

Celebrity Autobiographies, Comic Book Club

Countless celebrities of disputed importance have penned memoirs. One New York City comedian thought it might be funny to have fellow comics read from these tomes. It's a book club unlike all others, as ABC News correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi reports.

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