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In this May 25, 2011 photo, Glynis Davies, left, from Hartman Personal Services, talks with job seekers Christine Marciante and Maxine Janke, right, at the Jobapalooza job fair at Lake Erie College, in Painesville, Ohio (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Where did all the workers go?

The labor force — those who have a job or are looking for one — is getting smaller, even though the economy is growing and steadily adding jobs. That trend defies the rules of a normal economic recovery.

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