Unemployment Rate Up In Michigan

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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s unemployment rate was up for the third straight month in July.  According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, the state’s jobless rate increased four-tenths of a percentage point last month to nine percent.

Michigan’s unemployment rate last month was one and six-tenths percentage points below the state’s July 2011 rate of 10.6 percent.

The state’s unemployment rate in July was seven-tenths of a percentage point above the national rate of eight-point-three percent.

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