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Iowa's unemployment drops to 6.3% in December

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -- Iowa's unemployment rate dropped to 6.3% in December 2010, according to a new report.

The Iowa Workforce Development says November's unemployment rate was 6.6%. The unemployment rate in December 2009 was 6.5.%.

Total employment hit a seven month high in December.

Workforce officials say the increase suggests the overall economy is improving statewide.

 

 

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