People wait in line during a jobs fair for Home Depot at the WorkSource Oregon on Thursday in Tigard, Ore. In the most impressive surge for the job market since early last year, the United States added 243,000 jobs in January, far more than economists expected. The unemployment rate dropped to 8.3 percent, the lowest in three years.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Friday, February 3rd, 2012