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Economic Doldrums

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Economic Doldrums

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The economy may be in worse shape than had been previously thought. The Commerce Department will release revised growth numbers tomorrow that may show the economy did not grow at all in the second quarter and, in fact, contracted. A negative number would officially bring the nation's longest expansion to an end. But there's still debate over whether the country is in a recession and how long it will last. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.

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