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    Unemployment Hits Four-Year Low

    SAN MATEO, CA - FEBRUARY 20:  A construction worker measures wood siding at the Arbor Rose housing development on February 20, 2013 in San Mateo, California. The Commerce Department reported that new housing starts dropped 8.5% in January following a 15.7% increase one month earlier.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Construction laborer in San Mateo, Calif., on Feb. 20. (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics delivered a surprising jobs report Friday—finally some good news. An estimated 236,000 jobs were added in February, and the unemployment rate dropped unexpectedly to 7.7 percent, a four-year low. The better-than-anticipated numbers are a good sign that the economy will be able to handle incoming spending cuts and tax hikes.

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