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Michigan unemployment rate goes unchanged

Unemployment graphic (Reuters)
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LANSING (WKZO) -- Michigan's unemployment rate in May remained flat with April at 8.4-percent.  The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget reports total employment was up by 24-thousand compared to a month ago, while the number of unemployed workers rose by four-thousand.  The state continues to have a higher jobless rate than the national average, which sits at 7.6-percent.

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