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January's Jobless Rate Shows Spurt Of Growth

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January's Jobless Rate Shows Spurt Of Growth

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January's Jobless Rate Shows Spurt Of Growth

January's Jobless Rate Shows Spurt Of Growth

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The Labor Department said the economy added 243,000 jobs in January, well beyond many economists' expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 8.3 percent.