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Behind Those Surprisingly Good Job Numbers06:52

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When it comes to the week's economic news, there are a lot of numbers to contend with. But an unreal number emerged in the latest Massachusetts employment report. In April, the state saw its biggest monthly gain in 17 years — more than 19,000 jobs.

We dig into the data to get a better understanding of those optimistic numbers.

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This program aired on May 21, 2010.

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