Economy Added 113,000 Jobs In January, Unemployment Virtually Unchanged

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Total nonfarm payroll employment grew by 113,000 jobs in January while the unemployment rate remained virtually unchanged at 6.6 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

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