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Unemployment Rates Up in 53 of 55 Counties
Written by Your 5News Team
Created on January 18, 2013 @ 3:07PM
 
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Unemployment rates rose in 53 of West Virginia's 55 counties in December.
 
WorkForce West Virginia said Friday that Brooke and Pocahontas counties reported lower jobless rates during the month.
 
Jefferson and Monongalia counties have the lowest rate in the state at 4.8 percent. Clay County's 14.9 percent rate is the highest.
 
West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.5 percent, up two-tenths of a percentage point from November's rate.
 
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