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Economy Surges in Third Quarter

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Economy Surges in Third Quarter

Economy Surges in Third Quarter

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Initial reports indicate the Gross Domestic Product rose at an annual rate of 7.2 percent for the third quarter — a much stronger showing than anticipated. That's the most robust growth rate in nearly 20 years. Economists say the jump is evidence that the U.S. economy is on the rebound. Hear NPR's Jim Zarroli.