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Olmsted County unemployment rate improves from a year ago


ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- The unemployment numbers in Olmsted County seem to be trending in the right direction.

According to the Department of Employment and Economic Development, the unemployment number was up slightly from last month's rate of 4.3 percent.

But when compared to a year ago, numbers are half-a-percent lower.

Currently the rate sits at 4.4 percent in the county.

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