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May 8, 2014 12:00 AM

Economy's slow start this year is temporary, Yellen says

Weak economic growth in the first three months of the year was mostly due to temporary factors such as the weather, and the recovery should pick up the rest of the year, Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen told lawmakers Wednesday.

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