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Churchill’s jobless rate up a bit in June

Even though Nevada added jobs and new claims for unemployment benefits went down in June, the jobless rate increased. Churchill County saw its rate go up in June from 7.6 percent to 8.1 percent. There are just over 1,000 looking for work in a labor force of 12,960. May was the first time in more than two years that Churchill’s rate had been below 8 percent. For Carson City, the increase was a full half-percent to 10.1 percent. That translates to 2,780 jobless in a labor force of 27,440. Bill Anderson, chief economist for the Department of Employment, Training and …

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