Polls of the Week: Aug. 10

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Midwest Workers Are Most Positive About Jobs Picture

Things are looking up in North Dakota, according to a Aug. 8 Gallup poll where 42 percent of workers there said their companies are hiring and expanding, compared to 8 percent of workers who disagreed. Nebraska and Oklahoma rounded out the top states with the best jobs forecast, while Maine, Oregon and New Jersey topped the list of states where workers had the worst perception. (Photo: GettyImages)