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Lawrence County Unemployment Climbs Slowly
Updated May 5, 2013 12:59 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(BEDFORD) - Unemployment in Lawrence County continues to climb, albeit slowly this month.

Unemployment in Lawrence County went up only a tenth of a percent from 5.3% to 5.4%, the same amount unemployment went up overall in the State of Indiana.

In the 8th Economic Growth Region, only Greene and Orange Counties showed a decrease, with Daviess staying steady at 2.8%.

In the City of Bedford, unemployment actually went down by 1 tenth to 7.4%, joined by Linton and Nashville in decreasing jobless rates.

And, even through Lawrence County improved 1 spot in state rankings, it still is ranked as having the 6th worst unemployment.



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