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Nevada unemployment lowest since Nov. 2008

Nevada’s unemployment rate fell to 9 percent in November, its lowest rate since November 2008. That number represents the seasonally adjusted rate. The raw rate was even lower — 8.5 percent statewide. That’s down from October’s 9.3 percent. Gov. Brian Sandoval said November marks 35 consecutive months of year-over-year job growth, with positive numbers in nearly every sector of Nevada’s economy. “As we end 2013, Nevada expects to have added approximately 50,000 jobs since 2010,” Sandoval said. However, there still are 123,000 Nevadans looking for work in a labor force of 1.36 million. In Carson City, the number of people …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 21, 2013 11:39AM Published Dec 21, 2013 12:55AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.