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State Unemployment Continues to Rise

October 22nd, 2011 by WCBC Radio

Maryland's unemployment rate continued to increase for the fourth straight month in September, according to the U.S. Labor Department. The jobless rate rose to 7.4 percent last month from 7.3 percent in August. According to the Baltimore Sun, The number of jobs in Maryland rose by 12,300 since last September and by 14,900 so far this year. According to preliminary data, Maryland added more than 6,800 jobs in September.

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