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Let's try to figure out what today's unemployment report means. NPR's John Ydstie has been following the story. He's in our studios. John, good morning once again.
JOHN YDSTIE, BYLINE: Good morning, Steve.
INSKEEP: OK. What are the numbers first?
YDSTIE: Well, 169,000 new jobs were added to payrolls in August, according to the government report.