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June 25, 2013
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CC jobless rate falls to 7.7%

In May, Nevada’s unemployment rate reached its lowest level since 2008, as the seasonally adjusted number dropped 0.1 percent from April to 9.5 percent. The raw, unadjusted number went down a 0.3 percent from April to just 9.2 percent. Gov. Brian Sandoval said the improved numbers, coupled with the slight reduction in new unemployment claims statewide, indicates that the job climate is improving. “However, even though employment so far this year is nearly 25,000 jobs higher than a year ago, the pace of hiring activity remains cautious,” he said. Churchill County reported a decrease in unemployment from 8.3 percent to …

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