Unemployment rate up in July
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate rose in July to hit 4.2 percent.
The Nebraska Labor Department said in a report released Friday that the rate was two-tenths of a point higher than the 4 percent in June and the 4 percent in July 2012.
The national rate dropped two-tenths of a point last month, to 7.4 percent from 7.6 percent in June.
Nebraska Department of Labor: http://www.dol.nebraska.gov
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