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Unemployment Rate Falls To 8.1 Percent On People Giving Up Looking For Work

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HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April for the second straight month, a sobering reminder that the economy remains weak. The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent, but only because more people gave up looking for work.

The Labor Department said Friday that the economy added just 115,000 jobs in April. That's below March's upwardly revised 154,000 jobs and far fewer than the pace from earlier this year. click here to read more

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