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WASHINGTON, DC-It was a major talking point during the recent presidential debate–that unemployment has languished above 8% for months. Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney will have to adjust that sound bite–though not dramatically–in the wake of the latest monthly jobs report issued by the the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

While September’s jobs tally was still relatively anemicthe economy added 114,000 jobs this past month–it did move the needle enough (0.3 percentage points) to crack the 8% mark and rest at 7.8%. The main sectors to see growth were health care, transportation and warehousing. There was little movement in most other major industries.

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