Cass jobless rate at 4.2 percent for month of August

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Jobless rate continues to rise in Solano; in-county jobs hold steady

The number of employed Long Island residents increased by 4,500 to 1,432,800 from a year ago, showing that more people are getting jobs.

The total amount of unemployed across Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties was 15,900, up from 15,000 reported previous year.

Mercer and Putnam County are number one and two in the state for the lowest unemployment numbers.

In July, the state's jobless rate was 3.9 percent.

On an unadjusted basis, the number of unemployed people totaled 130,000 in June to August, up from 128,2000 in May to July period.

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There were 2,382 officially jobless people in the local area last month, the Arizona Department of Administration reported. The national unemployment rate, 4.4 percent, was little changed from July but was 0.5 percentage points lower than in August 2016.

The Leisure and Hospitality sector saw a jump of 200 jobs, while mining and logging, manufacturing of non-durable goods and retail were among a handful of sectors that added 100 jobs, the EDD reported. The largest declines occurred in Alabama and Tennessee (-1.7 percentage points and -1.5 points, respectively). White's was 3.4 percent and Fulton's was 3.9 percent.

The county's unemployment rate was the 24th highest among Ohio's 88 counties. Tulare County was the second highest at 10.6 percent.

"The Michigan jobless rate, although up slightly in August, remains very low compared with prior years", said Jason Palmer, director of the Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives.

Vacaville's unemployment (4.3 percent), Dixon's (4.6 percent), Suisun City's (4.7 percent), Fairfield's (4.9 percent) and Vallejo's (7.4 percent) each stayed the same, the EDD reported.

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