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Florida Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.1% In January

Florida officials announced Monday the state’s unemployment rate had dropped to 6.1 percent in January, down 0.2 percent from December and nearly two percent from a year ago.

CBS Miami–03/17/2014

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State Unemployment Drops To 6.2 Percent In November

The state of Florida will be releasing the unemployment numbers for the month of December Friday morning and it could give a boost to Governor Rick Scott while also posing a tricky political situation.

CBS Miami–01/24/2014

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State Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.4%

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.7 percent to 6.4 percent in the month of November, but job creation was nearly stagnant as just 6,100 jobs were created in the state.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

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Fla. Unemployment Rate Drops; S. Fla. Still Struggling

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped from a seasonally adjusted rate of 6.8 percent in September to 6.7 percent statewide in October. The unemployment rate dropped 1.5 points over the last year and was the lowest since August 2008.

CBS Miami–11/22/2013

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Economy Adds 195,000 Jobs In June

One day after the nation celebrated the nation’s independence, the U.S. Labor Department delivered good news to the U.S. economy.

CBS Miami–07/05/2013

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Unemployment Drops 0.1% In May

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in May 2013 which was the lowest rate seen since September 2008. Overall, unemployment dropped 0.1 percent in the last month according to the seasonally adjusted numbers.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

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Florida Unemployment Rate Drops; Miami Still Struggling

Governor Rick Scott will use social media to push out the state’s unemployment numbers Friday morning.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

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Fla. Unemployment Improves, Miami-Dade Struggling

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped for a second-straight month to 7.5 percent which was the lowest the rate has been since October 2008 when it was 7.4 percent.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

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Nearly 7,000 Jobs In Miami-Dade Disappear In February

Governor Rick Scott hopes the release of the state’s unemployment numbers Friday will bring more improvement after the jobs numbers spiked in January.

CBS Miami–03/29/2013

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Economy Adds Just 155,000 Jobs In December

The economy continued to show growth over the final two months of the 2012 calendar year, but it wasn’t enough to bring down the unemployment rate in December.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013

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