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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 Creates Increase In Private-Sector Jobs

As the job market continues to struggle nationwide, those looking for work in Florida got some good news in May.

CBS Miami–06/12/2013

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Job Creation Remains Weak

While the unemployment rate has slowly been ticking downward across the country and in the Sunshine State, the number of new jobs being added to the economy continues to dwindle.

CBS Miami–05/01/2013

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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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Fla’s Jobless Rate Dips Below National Average

Florida’s unemployment dipped below the national average in January to its lowest level in four years.

03/18/2013

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Full-Time Jobs Elusive As Unemployment Drops To 7.7 Percent

The latest jobs numbers gives hope to workers, employers, and the government that the Great Recession and jobs crisis may be slowly starting to retreat permanently.

CBS4–03/08/2013

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157,000 Jobs Created Nationally, Unemployment Rate Ticks Up

While the job market in South Florida continues to struggle, nationally, the numbers remain positive, but not enough to bring the unemployment rate down.

CBS Miami–02/01/2013

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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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Unemployment Claims Drop Again Over Last Week

The number of people asking for unemployment benefits last week dropped to the lowest level since March 2008, according to the Labor Department.

CBS Miami–12/27/2012

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