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Jobs Report: Hiring slowed in April

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According to the Labor Department, The U.S. economy only added 115,000 jobs in April. That's below March's 154,000. 

The unemployment rate fell to 8.1% but the drop wasn't from job creation. Experts say more people gave up looking for work. The percentage of adults working or looking for work fell to the lowest level in more than 30 years.

 

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