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Latest Jobs Numbers Not Great, But Not Bad, Either

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Latest Jobs Numbers Not Great, But Not Bad, Either

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Latest Jobs Numbers Not Great, But Not Bad, Either

Latest Jobs Numbers Not Great, But Not Bad, Either

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The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment ticked down last month from 9.1 percent to 9 percent. Overall, job growth was modest, a continuation of a trend that's been with us all year. Host Scott Simon talks with NPR's business correspondent Yuki Noguchi.