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California unemployment rate edges up to 5.4 percent
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Employment Development Department says the state’s unemployment rate edged up to 5.4 percent in June. The rate derived from a federal survey of 5,500 California households was 5.2 percent in May and 6.2 percent in …
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California boosts payrolls by 40,300 workers in June, but unemployment rises to 5.4%
Defying critics of the state’s new regulations, California continued to pad its hefty payrolls in June. Employers in the state added 40,300 jobs over the month, the state reported Friday. But unemployment in the state increased to 5.4%, from 5.2% in May.
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Laconia police investigating home invasion
Authorities say a student from the University of New Hampshire is lucky he didn’t hurt himself, his passengers or other drivers on Route 4 in Durham when the Maserati he was driving was clocked at… With New Hampshire’s unemployment rate at historic lows …