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NC jobless rate rises to 6.8 percent for August (access required)

RALEIGH — North Carolina's unemployment rate has increased for the second straight month to 6.8 percent in August. State officials said Friday that the jobless rate increased by three-tenths of a percentage point from July. That puts the state above the national rate of 6.1 percent for August. The number of people with jobs fell by nearly 29,000 from the ...

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