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7.7 Percent

8:38 AM, Dec 7, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the job numbers this morning:

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 146,000 in November, and the unemployment
rate edged down to 7.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Employment increased in retail trade, professional and business services, and health

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