Unemployment rates up in 78 counties, some in E.Ky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - Officials with the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training say unemployment rates have increased in 78 counties between May 2012 and May 2013.

Nine of the top 10 counties with the highest rates are in our coverage area.

Magoffin County had the highest at 17.5%. Leslie County came in 3rd at 17%. Harlan County was 4th at 16.3%.

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