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Iowa unemployment numbers tick down in March

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Iowa's unemployment rate dropped a tick in March.

The latest numbers show that March unemployment numbers dropped to 4.9 percent from 5.0 percent in February. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 7.6 percent.

Iowa's Workforce Development Director says the Skilled Iowa initiative is a critical step to improving the quality of job seeker across the state.

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