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Nevada job gains up

Nevada gained more jobs as a percentage of private sector employment than the nation during a recent quarter, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics summary released Tuesday.The Silver State also lost fewer jobs as a percentage of private sector employment, compared with the nation, according to the same BLS Business Employment Dynamics quarterly summary.The data covering 2012’s second quarter showed Nevada gained 63,846 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis over the three months ending June 30, or 6.5 percent of private employment. It showed Nevada lost 54,370 jobs, or 5.5 percent.“Gross job gains,” the BLS said in a …

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