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US unemployment rate drops to 7.8 percent

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Current and former military personnel stand in line for interviews at the Opportunity Job Fair on September 6, 2012 at the old Naval Training Center in San Diego, California. Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

This morning's job numbers were good news for the economy.

Unemployment dropped to 7.8 percent, the lowest rate since President Obama took office in January 2009. It's an improvement but economic recovery is still slow, and California's economy is still struggling to keep pace with the recovery.

We talk with KPCC's Matt DeBord for more.

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