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Iowa unemployment drops to 4.2 percent in December

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Jan 29 2014 9:57AM

~ Iowa unemployment drops to 4.2 percent in December
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     DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Iowa's unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent in December, down just slightly from the rate in November.
 
     The Iowa Workforce Development agency reported Tuesday that the rate was down from a revised 4.3 percent rate in November. The national unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent in December.
 
     More than 1.6 million Iowa residents held jobs in December, and an estimated 70,200 remained unemployed.

 

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Location : Des MoinesIowa
01/29/2014 9:59AM
Iowa unemployment drops to 4.2 percent in December
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