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U.S. adds 236,000 jobs, unemployment falls to 7.7 percent

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Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 8:36 am

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers ramped up hiring in February, adding 236,000 jobs and pushing the unemployment rate down to 7.7 percent from 7.9 percent in January. Stronger hiring shows businesses are confident about the economy, despite higher taxes and government spending cuts.

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