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Iowa's unemployment remains at 4.5 percent

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Iowa's unemployment rate has remained steady at 4.5 percent.

The Iowa Workforce Development says Iowa's rate is down from last August's rate of 4.7 percent, and is still lower than the national rate of 6.1 percent.

In August, Iowa saw an increase of 200 jobs not related to agriculture.

The number of unemployed Iowans remained at 76,700 in August.

 

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