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WASHINGTON | US unemployment falls nearly to 1969 levels; hiring is solid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another month of strong hiring drove the nation’s unemployment rate down to 3.8 percent — tantalizingly close to the level last seen in 1969, when Detroit still dominated the auto industry and the Vietnam War was raging. Employers added 233,000 jobs in May, up from 159,000 in April, the Labor Department reported … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US unemployment falls nearly to 1969 levels; hiring is solid