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Chrysler reports '82 profit, firms's first in five years

Chrysler Corporation said it made $170.1 million last year - its first full-year profit in five years. With those figures included, US automakers made Another economic bright spot came from the Labor Department, which said claims for state unemployment benefits declined for the sixth time in the first seven weeks of 1983. But the good news was offset somewhat by Dun & Bradstreet, which reported commercial and industrial business failures totaled 713 for the week ended Feb. 17. This surpassed the post-Depression record of 696 last August.

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