Unemployment Drops to 8.9%

Unemployment Drops to 8.9%
Friday, March 4, 2011 - 6:43am

The nation's jobless rate dropped one tenth of a percentage point last month.

February unemployment stood at 8.9 percent, down from 9 percent the month before.

The labor department says the U.S. gained 192,000 jobs last month.

Joblessness is at its lowest level since April 2009.

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