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January 27, 2014
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Unemployment down in Carson, statewide in 2013

While Nevada’s labor market finished 2013 on a slightly sour note with unemployment up in Reno, Las Vegas and Carson City, state officials say it was a good year overall. Unemployment declined in all 17 Nevada counties, averaging 9.4 percent over the year compared with 11.1 percent in 2012. In addition, the seasonally adjusted statewide rate went down 0.2 percent to 8.8 percent in December. But the raw unemployment rate, which doesn’t factor in such seasonal changes as the start of school or, in this case, holiday hiring, actually increased from 8.5 percent to 8.8 percent. That increase was driven …

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