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Labor Department jobs report signals economic recovery




The Frances Perkins Building in Washington, D.C., home to the U.S. Department of Labor.
The Frances Perkins Building in Washington, D.C., home to the U.S. Department of Labor.
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According to a recent Labor Department's employment report, almost a quarter million new jobs were generated last month. After an anemic three years, the economy just might be showing signs of a sustainable recovery.

Marketplace New York bureau chief Heidi Moore joins the show to parse the most recent jobs data.

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Heidi Moore is the New York Bureau Chief for Marketplace.