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Jump in Job Cuts Surprises Analysts

Friday's Labor Department report on unemployment says more than 100,000 jobs were cut in December, an unexpectedly high number. But the overall unemployment rate holds at 6 percent. NPR's Jack Speer reports.

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Jack Speer
Jack Speer is a newscaster at NPR in Washington, DC. In this role he reports, writes, edits, and produces live hourly updates which air during NPR programming.