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In March, just 88,000 hired; jobless rate dips

Posted: April 6, 2013 at 3:35 a.m.

U.S. employers increased their payrolls by 88,000 last month, compared with 268,000 in February, according to a Labor Department report released Friday. It was the slowest pace of growth since June, and less than half of what economists had expected.

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