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Published: Thursday, 5/19/2011

Michigan jobless rate edges down


LANSING — Michigan's unemployment rate fell to 10.2 percent last month from 10.3 percent in April, the Department of Technology, Management & Budget reported Wednesday.

The state rate also fell 0.1 percentage point in April from March. But the state rate remains above the national rate of 9 percent.

Michigan's rate stood at 13.1 percent in April 2010.

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