WASHINGTON — Seasonally adjusted initial jobless claims rose 13,000 to 380,000 for the week ending April 7, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

Continuing claims fell to 3.251 million for the week ending March 31, the lowest since July 19, 2008, when they were 3.224 million.

The 3.251 million of continuing claims was down 98,000 from the previous week's revised level.

Economists expected 355,000 initial and 3.340 million continuing claims.

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