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US jobless rate falls from 9% to 8.9%

The US unemployment rate has dropped to 8.9% in February, down from 9% the month before.

It is the third month in a row that the jobless rate has fallen in the US.

Most of the new jobs were created in manufacturing, construction, business services and transport.

The BBC's Michelle Fleury reports.

  • 04 Mar 2011
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