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In this Monday, June 24, 2013, photo, a job seeker gets her resume critiqued at a career fair, in King of Prussia, Pa. U.S. employers added a robust 195,000 jobs in June and many more in April and May than previously thought. The job growth raises hopes for a stronger economy in the second half of 2013. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

U.S. economy adds 195K jobs; unemployment 7.6 percent

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By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER

AP Economics Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers are sending a message of confidence in the economy - hiring more workers, raising pay and making the job market appear strong enough for the Federal Reserve to slow its bond purchases as early as September.

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