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News Wrap: Unemployment hits nearly 50-year low

Clip: 10/05/2018 | 3m 3s

In our news wrap Friday, job gains in the U.S. slowed in September, is employers added a net of 134,000 jobs -- the smallest number in a year, and likely affected by Hurricane Florence. But unemployment hit its lowest level since 1969. Also, hundreds of people in Indonesia mourned their losses from last week's earthquake and tsunami. Officials say at least 1,570 were killed.

Aired: 10/05/18

Rating: NR

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