News roundup: Initial jobless claims up in La. … Weekly U.S. oil, gas rig count down by 29 to 1,950 … Mineral and Energy Board reports April lease sales

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    Under pressure: First-time claims for jobless benefits rose 6.7% last week in Louisiana. The Louisiana Workforce Commission reports 3,141 initial claims for the week ending April 7. That's up from the…

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