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January 28, 2014 3:14 PM

Republicans quick to take credit for state’s jobless decline

North Carolina’s unemployment rate took a sharp turn downward in December, suggesting an rapid economic turnaround, but economists warned that the statistics are distorting a more sober reality. But it didn’t take long for the political spin to cast those numbers in a certain light.

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