There have been some signs that the economy is improving.The unemployment rate fell in September to 7.8 percent. That's the lowest level since January 2009 â¿¿ President Barack Obama's first month in office. The rate fell because a government survey of households found a huge increase in the number of people who had jobs. Still, a jump in part-time employment accounted for most of the gain.
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