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W.Va., U.S. see slight declines in unemployment rates

May 17, 2013

CHARLESTON — West Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined four-tenths of a percentage point to 6.6 percent in April compared to 7....

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RANDOM21

May-18-13 9:12 AM

Overall 100 jobs lost and the rate goes down. 2500 other WV unemployment recipients probably lost their benefits by maxing out the number of weeks. I'll have to withhold celebrating until all the numbers are posted. BTW: March adjusted was 7.0%, not 7.2 as written.

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Suttle

May-17-13 10:30 AM

The headline is somewhat misleading..."slight decline"... I think when the unemployment rate is reduced from 7.2 to 6.6 it is a little more than "slight." Let's give credit where credit is due...

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