New England unemployment slides to 8.2 percent in October

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THE NEW ENGLAND unemployment rate decreased to 8.2 percent in October from 8.4 percent a month earlier. The nation's jobless rate stood at 9.6 percent. For a larger version of this image, CLICK HERE. /
BOSTON – Unemployment decreased in New England to 8.2 percent in October from 8.4 percent a month earlier, according to seasonally adjusted regional data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Nov. 24. A year earlier, unemployment stood at 8.8 percent in New England in October; the nationwide rate was 9.6 percent compared…

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