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Personal Income Grows

Americans' personal income rose $23.9 billion, or 0.8 percent, in June, maintaining roughly a $3 trillion annualized rate, the Commerce Department reported Friday.

Consumer spending slowed down sharply, edging up just 0.2 percent, well under the gains of recent months, the department said.

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The figures once again underscore analysts' feeling that the economy is quite robust, though not growing at the rapid first-quarter clip.

June's total personal income, if annualized in figures adjusted to discount for normal seasonal variations, translates into $10,880 for every man, woman, and child in the United States.