US unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent, a 44-month low
Published 10/05/2012, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years and giving President Barack Obama a potential boost with the election a month away.Word count: 634
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