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Unemployment rate up again in Clallam County

December 27th, 2012 - 5:49am

(Port Angeles) -- Unemployment rates went back up again in Clallam County last month.

According to the state Employment Security Department, Clallam County had a jobless rate in November of 9.1 percent.

That's up more than half a percent from October as the area saw about 390 jobs vanish.

The local unemployment rate bucked the state trend that saw rates decline nearly half a percent between October and November.

Clallam County's unemployment rate is below where it was a year ago. In November 2011, the rate stood at nine and a half percent.

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