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U.S. Economy Adds 850,000 Jobs In June

The 850,000 new jobs added in June defied economists’ expectations. However, the unemployment rate did rise slightly to 5.9%.

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with Mike Regan, senior editor for Bloomberg News, about the June jobs report from the Labor Department.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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