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Survey: Hurricane Sandy slowed hiring in November to 118K

WASHINGTON — A private survey shows that US businesses added fewer workers in ­November, mostly because Hurricane Sandy shut down factories, retail stores, and ­other companies.

Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that employers added 118,000 jobs last month. That’s below October’s total of 157,000, which was revised lower.

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