Hancock County's rate climbed to 3.5 percent in January from 3.4 percent in December, the State Job and Family Services Department reported. The state's unemployment rate remained below the national rate of 4.1 percent.
The rates in Alabama (3.7 percent), California (4.4 percent), ME (3.0 percent), and MS (4.6 percent) set new series lows, according to the BLS, which began the current series in 1976.
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Long Island was well below New York State's 5.1 percent rate, but also well above the 4.5 percent national rate. The lowest rates were in Niobrara at 2.3 percent, Teton 2.5 percent, Goshen and Albany 3.2 percent.
In the last five years, Albania has maintained a downward trend of unemployment rate. The number of unemployed Iowans fell to 48,300 in January from 49,300 in December.
Kentucky will play Davidson in first round of NCAA Tournament
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The rate ticked down slightly from January 2017, when the rate was 3.1 percent. Year-to-year, all the January 2018 figures are lower than the January 2017 numbers. Indiana's total labor force is 3.3 million. Most of the hiring occurred in administrative and support services (+3,000), while management of companies decreased 1,300. After benchmark revisions, the over-the-year (Dec. 2016 - December 2017) change in total nonfarm jobs was revised to a gain of 43,400, up from a previously reported gain of 22,900.
Preliminary BLS data for February will be released on March 22nd.
Clemson men's basketball a No. 5 seed in NCAAs
Clemson has now been invited to the NCAA Tournament on 12 occasions with a high point occurring in 1980 (Elite Eight). The team advanced to the semifinals of the ACC Tournament this past week before falling to No. 1 Virginia.
Florida's overall growth rate for previous year was 1.8 percent, which was the 10th highest rate in the nation.