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U.S. Jobless Rate Jumps

The U.S. unemployment rate rises to 6 percent in November, startling many economists. Some analysts say the development is evidence the economy has slowed since the summer. 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.