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U.S. economy generates 156,000 jobs in September; unemployment rate ticks up to 5%

U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs last month, a decent gain but also a sign that hiring has slowed from its strong pace last year.  The unemployment rate ticked up to 5%, from 4.9%, but mostly for a positive reason: More Americans came off the sidelines and looked for work, though not all found...
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