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State’s jobless rate falls as economic growth improves slightly (access required)

The jobless rate fell to 8.2 percent in October, compared to 8.3 percent in the month before, the state’s Office of Employment and Population Statistics reported today. In contrast, the U.S. jobless rate rose – to 7.3 percent from 7.2 percent over the same period. Arizona gained 14,200 jobs last month, which, at a growth rate of ...

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