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Unemployment Worsens in 74 Counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Unemployment appears to be worsening in most Kentucky counties.

The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training reported Wednesday that jobless rates rose in 74 counties between December 2006 and December 2007. The rates fell in 33 counties and remained the same in 13 others.

Fayette and Woodford counties had the lowest unemployment at 3.7 percent each. Jackson County had the highest jobless rate at 10.1 percent. Magoffin County followed closely at 10 percent.


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