August unemployment rate in NC is 8.7 percent
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 09/20/2013 - 3:22pm.

North Carolina's jobless rate is continuing its downward trend after a one-month increase. The state Commerce Department said Friday the August unemployment rate was 8.7 percent, compared with 8.9 percent the month before. The July rate was the first month-to-month increase since January.

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