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Big Drop In Local Jobless Rate

Big Drop In Local Jobless Rate

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A drop in both the local and statewide jobless rates in April. The Virginia Employment Commission says the figure for the Charlottesville region was 3.7%. That’s down .7% from March. The statewide rate was down .6% to 4.7% in April.

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