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Unemployment rate ticks up slightly

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The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July, which is down from 298,000 in June. (Source: CNN) The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July, which is down from 298,000 in June. (Source: CNN)

(CNN) - After a gangbusters jobs growth in June, hiring slowed to a less impressive pace in July.

The U.S. economy added 209,000 jobs in July.

That's down from 298,000 in June.

The unemployment rate rose for the first time since February to 6.2 percent, up from 6.1 percent in June.

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