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Unemployed workers use computers to search for jobs at the Virginia Employment Commission's Reemploy Virginia office in Mechanicsville, Va. (AP)
Unemployed workers use computers to search for jobs at the Virginia Employment Commission's Reemploy Virginia office in Mechanicsville, Va. (AP)

The U.S. economy added 169,000 jobs in August and the unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent from 7.4 percent according to data from the Department of Labor.

August's report has taken on special significance because it's the last report before the Federal Reserve meets to decide whether to begin curtailing its stimulus.

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This segment aired on September 6, 2013.

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