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Michigan unemployment rate falls

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LANSING (WKZO) -- Michigan's unemployment rate dipped 0.3-percent points last month.

The Department of Technology, Management and Budget reports that the state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate for March was 8.5-percent, roughly a half a percentage point below March of 2012.  Officials say the number of people seeking work fell by nearly 14-thousand and the number of people working rose roughly 17-thousand.

Nationally, the unemployment rate was 7.7-percent.

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