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August jobless rates up in 10 states, down in 2; payroll jobs up in 5 states, down in 3


In August, unemployment rates were higher in 10 states, lower in 2 states, and stable in 38 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 5 states, decreased in 3 states, and was essentially unchanged in 42 states and the District.
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August jobless rates up over the year in 189 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 66


Jobless rates were higher in August than a year earlier in 189 of the 389 metropolitan areas, lower in 186, and unchanged in 14. Nonfarm payroll employment increased over the year in 66 metropolitan areas, decreased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 322.
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