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Survey: US services firms grow slower, hire more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. services firms grew at a slower pace in June from May but added more jobs. The figures offered a mixed sign for companies that employ roughly 90 percent of the workforce. The Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday that its index of service-sector growth fell in June to 52.2. That's down from 53.7 in May and the lowest reading in more than three years. Any...