Rhode Island breaks 8-month streak of unemployment rate declines

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THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ROSE TO 11.6 percent in November from 11.4 percent a month earlier. For a larger version of this image, CLICK HERE. /
(Corrected, 11:45 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island unemployment rate rose in November after eight consecutive months of decline, the R.I. Department of Labor and Training said Friday. The state said that the unemployment rate edged up two-tenths of a percent to 11.6 percent. Nationally, the U.S. unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percent, settling…

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