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Snapshot of the American economy

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Hiring is at a two year peak in the U.S., but with a 6.3 percent unemployment rate, it's clear the economy isn't working for everyone.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor force participation rate is at its lowest level in decades, meaning fewer unemployed people are looking for work.

National Correspondent Kristine Frazao has a snapshot of where our economy stands.