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US Added Just 151k Jobs in Jan.; Unemployment at 4.9 Percent

U.S. employers added 151,000 jobs in January, a sharp deceleration from recent months. Getty Images WASHINGTON, D.C. (ABC News) — The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pay, more people felt confident enough to look for work and the unemployment rate dipped to…