The economy has added jobs for 25 straight months. There are now 580,000 more than when Obama took office.But there were also signs of the economy's persistent weakness. Average hourly pay dipped a penny to $23.58. In the past year, pay has risen just 1.6 percent. That has trailed inflation, which rose 2 percent.
US Economy Adds 171K Jobs, Rate Rises To 7.9 Pct.
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