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Breaking Down The Latest Job Numbers

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The Department of Labor says the national unemployment rate now stands at 7.8 percent, the first time its been below 8 percent since January 2009.

Hourly earnings are also up three-tenths of a percentage point, according to the latest data released Friday.

Financial expert Dan Roccato appeared on Fox 29 News at 5 p.m. to discuss the latest numbers and what they mean.

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