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Nevada unemployment rate drops in September

Nevada’s unemployment rate dropped below 12 percent in September as more workers found jobs.Seasonally adjusted, the decline was just three tenths to 11.8 percent. But the raw rate, which compares with individual reporting areas in the state, fell a full eight-tenths to 11.2 percent.Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation Economist Bill Anderson said the Las Vegas market’s unemployment in the state at 11.5 percent is down from 12.3 percent in August. Reno-Sparks saw a decline of seven tenths to 10.8 percent and Carson City to 10.9 percent, down from 11. 5 percent in August.The number of unemployed — not seasonally …

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