COLUMN: Unemployment rate went up, but it could be worse

Governor Patrick signs unemployment rate freeze legislation to provide relief to MA businesses

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Governor Patrick checks the time before writing it down as he signs the bill.

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COLUMN: Unemployment rate went up, but it could be worse
Nevada again led the states with the highest unemployment rate, at 9.6 percent, although joblessness there fell from 11.6 percent in June 2012 and was down dramatically from near 15 percent during the depth of the 2008-09 recession, according to the U …
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Unemployment Rate in Moore County Increases for Second Straight Month
Moore County fared better than all of its neighbors except Chatham County, which had an unemployment rate in June of 6.3 percent. The jobless rate in Hoke and Randolph counties was 9.2 percent. Cumberland, Harnett, Lee, Montgomery, Richmond and …
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Sioux Falls unemployment rate edges up slightly
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The unemployment rate in South Dakota's largest city increased slightly in June. South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation statistics show a 3.4 percent unemployment rate in Sioux Falls in June, up from 3.3 percent in May.

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