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Not yet clear if US employment report to be delayed by storm -BLS

WASHINGTON, Oct 29 (Reuters) - A U.S. official said on Monday that it was unclear if a powerful storm heading toward the country's east coast would delay the release of October's employment report, currently scheduled for release on Friday, just days before the Nov. 6 election.

``We will assess the situation when the weather emergency is over and notify the press and public of any changes at that time,'' said Bureau of Labor Statistics spokesman Gary Steinberg.

(Reporting By Alister Bull; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)