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US gains 288k jobs; jobless rate falls to 6.3 pct.

The figures are a clear sign that the

The figures are a clear sign that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.

(AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate plunged in April to its lowest level since September 2008 as employers added 288,000 jobs, the most in two years.    The figures are a clear sign that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.    The Labor Department says the unemployment rate fell to 6.3 percent from 6.7 percent in March. But the drop occurred...

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