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Nevada County Unemployment Up Slightly

Mixed news about Nevada County’s economy. The unemployment rate is up slightly to 8.7 percent in October, compared to 8.5 percent a month earlier. Justin Wehner (WAY’-ner) with the state Economic Development Department in Sacramento says, though, that the slight spike was expected…

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Wehner says most of that is in the travel and tourism sector. The state unemployent rate for October is 10.2 percent. The national rate checks in at 7.9 percent.

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