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US Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.1 Percent

July 3, 2014 04:21 PM
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The U.S. economy enjoyed a big surge in hiring last month with employers adding 288,000 jobs in June. The better than expected gains pushed the unemployment rate to a fivec-and-a half-year low and helped boost stock prices to new highs. VOA's Mil Arcega has more.