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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. small businesses stepped up hiring in October, despite uncertainty brought by a partial shutdown of the federal government, a survey showed on Wednesday.


The National Federation of Independent Business said small business owners added an average of 0.11 workers per firm last month, reversing September's decline.

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