R.I. June unemployment rate 2nd highest in N.E.

RHODE ISLAND had the second highest unemployment rate in the New England region in June. /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES
RHODE ISLAND had the second highest unemployment rate in the New England region in June. /BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the second highest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in New England at 4.3 percent, ahead of only Connecticut at 4.4 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday. New Hampshire had the lowest unemployment at 2.7 percent in June, followed by Vermont at 2.8 percent, Maine at 2.9 percent…

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