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Unemployment rate falls slightly in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The jobless rate has dropped slightly in
Kentucky.
The Office of Employment and Training released a report Thursday
showing unemployment at 9.4 percent in November, down from 9.6
percent in October.
The report showed that employment declined in six of the state's
11 major job sectors. Overall, the number of people working
increased by 4,500 for the month to more than 1.8 million.
The trade, transportation and utilities sector added 6,000 jobs
in November. Meanwhile, the construction sector lost 2,500 jobs and
manufacturing lost 1,700.

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