Unemployment numbers drop in December

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 6:11pm

Positive news in the newest unemployment numbers released Friday morning.

The Labor Department says U.S. employers added 155 thousand jobs last month holding the national unemployment rate at 7.8 percent.

The construction sector created the most jobs due to housing improvements and rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy.

Employers added an average of 153 thousand jobs a month last year.

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