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Kentucky Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly in August

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say the state’s unemployment rate rose slightly in August. The Kentucky Center for Statistics says the state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 4.4% last month. The preliminary figure is up from the 4.3% rate in July. Last month’s rate was unchanged from the statewide jobless rate in August 2018…. Read More

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Jobless Rates Drop in All 55 West Virginia Counties

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Unemployment rates dropped in all 55 of West Virginia’s counties in March. WorkForce West Virginia says Jefferson County’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 3.2 percent was the lowest in the state, followed by Berkeley County at 3.8 percent and Jackson and Monongalia counties at 3.9 percent. Calhoun County had the highest… Read More

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Ohio Unemployment Rate Unchanged From October To November

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State officials say Ohio’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was unchanged from October to November. The state’s unemployment rate remained at 4.6 percent last month, down from 4.9 percent in November 2017. The national rate was 3.7 percent, unchanged from October and down from 4.1 percent in November 2017. The state Department… Read More

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WorkForce West Virginia Issues Monthly Jobless Rates

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Unemployment increased in all 55 West Virginia counties in February. WorkForce West Virginia says the unemployment rate statewide increased from 7.0 percent to 7.6 percent. The rates have not been seasonally adjusted. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point, to 6.1 percent. The February unemployment rate in 2014 was 8.1… Read More