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      U.S. economy grows 2.4 percent in first quarter of 2013

      WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. economy grew 2.4 percent in January-March quarter, a figure helped by strong consumer spending.

      At the same time, weekly jobless aid applications nationwide rose to 354,000, a level consistent with modest job gains.