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Unemployment rate drops to 7.7% as economy shrugs off Sandy

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The November jobs report, released Friday morning, was a pleasant surprise to analysts who had braced for some ugly numbers for a period during which much of the Northeast was reeling from the superstorm. In fact, the national unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent, and the nation added 146,000 jobs, not the mere 85,000 that forecasters had expected.

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The only job growth in the past two years has been... by Paul Repstock on Friday, Dec 7, 2012 at 8:24:43 PM
Uh, huh.  What that means is that people such... by Sister Begonia on Saturday, Dec 8, 2012 at 11:05:21 AM