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April jobless rates down in 14 states; payroll jobs up in 5 states, down in 1


In April, unemployment rates were lower in 14 states and stable in 36 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 5 states, decreased in 1 state, and was essentially unchanged in 44 states and the District.
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April jobless rates down over the year in 252 of 389 metro areas; payroll jobs up in 76


Jobless rates were lower in April than a year earlier in 252 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 103, and unchanged in 34. Nonfarm payroll employment increased over the year in 76 metropolitan areas, decreased in 1, and was essentially unchanged in 312.
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