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US Unemployment Dips to 6.6 Percent, but Hiring Continues to Slow


US Unemployment Dips to 6.6 Percent, but Hiring Continues to Slow
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Unemployment in the U.S. has fallen to a five-year low. The Labor Department says the economy added 113,000 jobs in January - well below expectations of 180,000 -- but enough to push the nation’s unemployment rate down to 6.6 percent. Still, there are growing concerns the labor market has cooled - in more ways than one. Mil Arcega has more for VOA.

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