U.S. Manufacturing Sector Creates More Jobs U.S. manufacturers finally are creating more jobs than they're losing. Manufacturing added 136,000 new jobs last year -- the first increase in more than a decade, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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U.S. Manufacturing Sector Creates More Jobs

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U.S. Manufacturing Sector Creates More Jobs

U.S. Manufacturing Sector Creates More Jobs

U.S. Manufacturing Sector Creates More Jobs

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U.S. manufacturers finally are creating more jobs than they're losing. Manufacturing added 136,000 new jobs last year — the first increase in more than a decade, according to The Wall Street Journal.

STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

NPR's business news starts with gains in American manufacturing.

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INSKEEP: However, the job gains follow a decade in which manufacturing in this country lost millions of jobs.

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