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WASHINGTON, DC-The figures released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday were a disappointment to observers hoping that this spring’s slowdown in the economy was just a blip. For the second month in a row, the economy added a paltry number of jobs–18,000 in June. This, as the unemployment rate rose to 9.2%. “It’s hard to find any silver lining in the most recent jobs report,” Scott Homa, research director for Jones Lang LaSalle, tells GlobeSt.com. “Clearly the level of uncertainty in the economy is a huge problem for federal agencies and private sector companies alike.”

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