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Jobless Rate Drops to 7.2 Percent in September

WASHINGTON —The U.S. unemployment rate dropped 0.1% from August to September, to 7.2%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said.  A separate BLS survey showed businesses claimed to create a net of 148,000 new jobs last month. The partial federal shutdown/lockout sent all of the BLS staff home in the first two weeks of October and delayed release of the results.  […]

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