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Unemployment slightly falls in July

July saw more improvement in Nevada’s unemployment rate as the seasonally adjusted rate dripped 0.1 percent and the raw rate dropped 0.4 percent, both ending up at 9.5 percent. In the state’s major reporting areas, the decrease was significant. Las Vegas was down 0.4 percent to 9.7 percent, Reno-Sparks a half-percent to 9.3 percent and Carson City 0.6 percent to 9.5 percent. Churchill County reported a 0.3 percent drop in unemployment to 7.8 percent, with just about 1,000 looking for work in a labor force of 12,930. The average for the year, though, is 8.3 percent. Still buoyed by mining, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Aug 20, 2013 06:39PM Published Aug 20, 2013 06:39PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.