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Florida Unemployment Rate Dips Slightly; Still Higher Than National Rate

Florida’s unemployment rate is now higher than the national rate.

07/18/2014

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FL’s Economy Is Better Yet Officials Recognize Problems

Many Floridians have a little more money in their bank accounts according to a new analysis by state economists. While it appears Florida’s economy is showing signs of continued recovery, state economists pointed out some problems.

03/31/2014

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Florida Unemployment Stagnates In February

Florida’s unemployment rate in February remained unchanged from January at 6.2 percent. While the rate is down 1.7 percent from a year ago, the reasons behind the drop remain elusive.

CBS Miami–03/28/2014

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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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Florida Continues Adding Jobs, Mainly In Service Sector

Florida continued to add jobs in the month of September, though it’s not known how many of those jobs are part-time, full-time, or provide benefits.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

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ADP Says Florida Added Jobs In August

Payroll provider ADP said Wednesday that the Sunshine State continued to add jobs during the month of August.

CBS Miami–09/12/2013

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Fla. Unemployment Stagnates For 3rd Straight Month

A day after national unemployment claims declined, the state of Florida reported a stagnating job market.

CBS Miami–08/16/2013

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July Unemployment Report Disappoints

After a day that saw Wall Street hit record highs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics threw some cold water on the nation’s economy with an average unemployment report for the month of July.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

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