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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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Jobs Remain Scarce Across Sunshine State

The state of Florida saw a fourth straight month of stagnant job growth in the month of August with the unemployment rate ticking down from 7.1 percent to 7.0 percent.

CBS Miami–09/20/2013

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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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Jobs Numbers From March Disappoint

The American economy sputtered in March with just 88,000 new jobs created. That was a large drop-off from the previous month’s 268,000 new jobs added to the workforce.

CBS Miami–04/05/2013

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Friday’s Jobs Numbers Not Likely To Impact Campaigns

The eagerly awaited October jobs numbers from the Labor Department were released on schedule Friday and showed 171,000 jobs added in October with the unemployment ticking a notch higher to 7.9 percent.

CBS Miami–11/02/2012

Mitt Romney (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Post Debunks Romney Job Numbers

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s claim that he will create 12 million jobs is coming under increased scrutiny after the candidate repeatedly used the number in recent debates.

CBS Miami–10/18/2012

Congressman Allen West (Source: AP)

West Stands By Wild Jobs Report Conspiracy

The September jobs report gave President Barack Obama some good news on the economic front a month before the election and it’s spawned a conspiracy theory among conservatives, including Florida Representative Allen West.

CBS Miami–10/05/2012

Governor Rick Scott on June 12, 2012 in Miami.  The Governor is in a legal battle with the U.S. Justice Department over the state's effort to remove non-U.S. citizens from lists of registered voters ahead of this year's presidential election.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Jobs Numbers Present Complicated Political Problem

Florida’s unemployment numbers have shown positive improvement over the past several months which presents Governor Rick Scott with a double-edged sword.

CBS Miami–08/17/2012

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U.S. Employers Add Just 80,000 Jobs In June

The latest unemployment numbers painted a bleak picture for job creation in June, which could impact Florida’s unemployment report due later in July.

CBS4–07/06/2012

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