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US employers add more jobs

US employers added a bigger-than-expected 175,000 jobs in February.

That was up from 129,000 in January and came in spite of the impact of harsh winter weather across many parts of the country.

The unemployment rate rose to 6.7% from a five-year low of 6.6% as more Americans began seeking jobs but many did not find them.

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