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Unemployment rate at 9.7 percent

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The unemployment rate fell from 10 percent in December to 9.7 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

Employment dipped in construction, transportation and warehousing, while temporary help services and retail trade added jobs.

In January, the number of unemployed decreased to 14.8 million.

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