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    Jobs: U.S. economy added robust 228,000 jobs in November

    Employers added 228,000 jobs last month in a sign the labor market is healthy despite worker shortages and two months of hurricane-related volatility.
    Wage growth, however, remained tepid.
    The unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey, was unchanged at 4.1%, the Labor Department said Friday.
    Economists surveyed by Bloomberg forecast 195,000 employment gains in November.