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US Unemployment Falls Slightly

The U.S. unemployment rate improved slightly in April, reaching the lowest level in nearly seven years. Friday's report from the Labor Department says the jobless rate fell one-tenth of a percent to 5.4 percent, while the economy had a net gain of 223,000 jobs for the month. Government experts say job gains were seen in business services, health care, and construction.  Job losses continued in the oil industry, which has been hurt by falling crude oil prices. The new data...

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