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Published: Thursday, 4/20/2006

Michigan jobless rate rises to 6.8%

LANSING, Mich. Michigan s unemployment rate rose slightly to 6.8 percent in March, the state said yesterday.

Michigan s seasonally adjusted jobless rate was 6.6 percent in February. The rate has increased for two consecutive months since January, when a 6.2 percent mark qualifi ed as the state s lowest rate in nearly four years.

The national unemployment rate in March was 4.7 percent.



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