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Why fewer working-age Americans are working

September 6, 2013 • National News

AP Photo  In this Aug. 8 file photo, applicants reach for registration forms to attend a combined Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Harlem Week job and career fair at Columbia University in New York. The drop in the unemployment rate in August to a 4½-year low was hardly cause for celebration. The rate fell because more people stopped looking for work.

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In this Aug. 8 file photo, applicants reach for registration forms to attend a combined Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Harlem Week job and career fair at Columbia University in New York. The drop in the unemployment rate in August to a 4½-year low was hardly cause for celebration. The rate fell because more people stopped looking for work.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The drop in the unemployment rate in August to a 4 1/2-year low was hardly cause for celebration. The rate fell because more people stopped looking for work.
More than 300,000 people were no longer working or looking for a job. Their exodus shrank the Login to read more

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