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Economy: Unemployment #932740

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Labor Department figures on jobs lost and unemployment in January and new poll findings cited.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The dismal job market featured; scenes shown of applicants lined up for jobs in Charlotte, North Carolina; statistics on jobs lost by sector cited. [Unemployed WOMAN, Pamela THOMAS – comment.] [President OBAMA – says the situation could not be more serious.] [MKM Partners LLC economist Michael DARDA†- says only 2 sectors are creating jobs.] [Barber Isaac TISDALE‡- comments on his job change.] [Unemployed game designer Zack HIWILLER†- reacts to being laid off.] The impact of a stimulus package on job losses discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Mason, Anthony

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