Survey: Americans worked less, watched more TV

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According to the Department of Labor, people spent 5 hours and 22 minutes a day on leisure activities in 2012. That's a 9-minute increase from the year prior.

Although that may not seem like a big jump, researchers say it shows the sluggish recovery took a toll on workers.

The survey shows that many people spent 2 hours and 50 minutes of their free time, a day, watching TV.

It also shows that people spent more time playing sports, 2 hours and 32 minutes a day.

People spent 8 hours and 44 minutes a day sleeping.

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