Unemployment Rate Declines To 9.7 Percent

The monthly report on the nation's unemployment rate gave little reason to celebrate this morning even with a slight decline in the rate to 9.7 percent, a decrease of two-tenths of a percentage point.

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  • Georgia's Unemployment Rate Declines in August
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    09/20/2014 - 12:51 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment rate drops statewide and in Carson
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    09/20/2014 - 12:08 pm | View Link
  • Unemployment rate declines as schools reopen
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    09/19/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    09/19/2014 - 3:36 pm | View Link
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