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California unemployment rate steady at 4.2 percent in August

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California's unemployment rate remained at 4.2 percent in August. The state Employment Development Department says Friday the rate has held steady for five months. The department says California adds 44,800...
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Louisiana unemployment rate rises for fourth straight month

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Louisiana's unemployment rate hit 5 percent in August, worsening for the fifth straight month. The state's jobless rate rose from 4.9 percent in July and was above August 2017's level,...
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​Iowa unemployment rate now 2nd lowest in US​

​Iowa unemployment rate now 2nd lowest in US​

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Iowa's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 2.5 percent in August, giving the state the second-lowest rate in the country.
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Maryland unemployment rate ticks down to 4.2 percent in August

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The unemployment rate in Maryland ticked down in August to 4.2 percent from 4.3 percent the previous month, but remained higher than a year ago when it was 4 percent. That narrowed the gap to the national unemployment rate of 3.9 percent, which was unchanged from July but a half a percentage point...
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Indiana's August jobless rate edges higher to 3.5 percent

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Indiana's unemployment rate edged higher in August from July. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Friday the rate was 3.5 percent, up from 3.4 percent in July. The state's...
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Florida jobless rate holds steady at 3.7 percent

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TALLAHASSEE - Florida's unemployment rate remained steady at 3.7 percent in August, the state reported Friday. The number, unchanged from July, is slightly less than the national rate of 3.9 percent. In Metro Orlando, the August jobless rate was 3.4 percent, down from 3.6 percent in July. The latest...
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Nebraska jobless rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August

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The Nebraska Labor Department says the state's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August - down a tenth of a point from 2.9 percent in July. The department...
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Unemployment up slightly in Maine in August

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Unemployment rose slightly in Maine in the month of August, but remains lower than a year ago. The Maine Department of Labor says the rate of 3.2 percent is up...
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Florida's jobless rate remained the same in August

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Florida's unemployment rate is staying the same. State officials announced Friday the unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in August. That's slightly lower than the national rate of 3.9 percent. The...
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Pennsylvania jobless rate hits 18-year low

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Pennsylvania's unemployment rate hit a nearly two-decade low in August, even as payrolls slipped below July's record high. The state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday that Pennsylvania's unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.1 percent in August, the lowest point...
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Alabama jobless rate unchanged in August at 4.1 percent

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Alabama's unemployment rate is holding steady at 4.1 percent. Figures released by the state on Friday show Alabama's jobless rate for August is unchanged from the July rate. That's slightly...
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