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US public sector hit by job cuts as stock market rises

Stock markets have been on the rise ahead of key US employment numbers out on 8 July 2011.

There has been optimism that the non-farm payroll report will see a sharp improvement on last month's dismal figures.

But that will mean little to the thousands of public sector workers who have seen their jobs cut as states struggle to make ends meet.

Michelle Fleury reports.

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