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July Unemployment Shows Slight Improvement In Marion County

Posted: Sunday, August 28th, 2011 at 6:23 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

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Unemployment numbers for the month of July have been released. According to data from Iowa Workforce Development, Marion County saw a slight drop in the unemployment rate from 5.8% in June down to 5.6% in July. That number is still ahead of the statewide rate of 6% and well below that national rate of 9.1% which is also down slightly from 9.2% in June.