Nation | Economy

U.S. Unemployment Drop Sharper Than Expected

NPR | Oct. 5, 2012 8:07 p.m.

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Jim Zarroli

The latest jobs report from the government showed a surprisingly large decline in the unemployment rate. It fell to 7.8 percent, its lowest point in three and a half years. The decline was big enough to draw skepticism about the validity of the report.

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