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CT lost 3900 jobs in August

16 September 2017, 12:41 | Terri Saunders

Maryland Jobless Rate Dips To Point Not Seen Since Before Recession

Unemployment dips only slightly in Massachusetts, but that's a first for 2017

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state lost 4,900 private sector jobs last month, although private sector employment has grown by more than 25,400 over the past year.

In Tulare County, the August unemployment rate was 10.6 percent, down from 10.7 percent in July but above 10.4 percent a year ago.

The state's unemployment rate increased for the second straight month after coming close to an all-time low at 3.1 percent in May and June.

'Iranian pilgrims' among 50 dead in Islamic State-claimed Iraq blast
In the first attack, gunmen opened fire and threw grenades in a crowded roadside restaurant and a suicide bomber blew up a vest. Thursday's attack, along a highway near the city of Nassiriya, was one of the largest in the country in recent months.

Martin Shkreli Jailed for Hillary Clinton Facebook Post
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Spanish state prosecutor starts investigations against 712 Catalan mayors
But over 70 percent want a referendum to take place to settle the matter, similar to the plebiscite held in Scotland in 2014. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative government has vowed to stop Catalonia's referendum.

The Kansas Department of Labor and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the seasonally adjusted joblessness rate increased by 0.2 percent since July.

Compared to August 2016, nonfarm payroll jobs in Arkansas rose 22,500. The state's labor force participation rate stands at 64.4 percent, which remains higher than the national rate of 62.9 percent, according to the DWD.

The unemployment rate fell to 3.3 percent in Tennessee, the lowest on records in that state dating back to 1976. The state's portfolio of private-sector jobs has fallen by 6,300 since August 2016. Employment in four sectors declined. Most of the expansion occurred in administrative and support services (+5,200), a subsector which includes employment agencies. The leisure and hospitality segment posted the largest monthly decrease, down 12,400 jobs, followed by professional and business services with a loss of 11,500.

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