Unemployment rates drop in most states, Illinois climbs

May 17, 2013 Full story: www.reuters.com

Unemployment rates dropped in 43 out of the 50 U.S. states and in the District of Columbia in April from a year before, according to Labor Department data released on Friday.

A handful of states, including Illinois, Delaware, Indiana, Wisconsin, Mississippi and New Hampshire saw their jobless rates rise over the year. Illinois' rate fell in April to 9.3 percent from 9.5 percent in March but rose from 8.8 percent a year before.

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#1 May 17, 2013
The unemployment situation is horrible where I live. People are begging for work. Taking any crappy job they can get. The Churches are full of people asking what they should do. They are at the end of their rope. It's a catastrophe.
Lance Winslow

San Jose, CA

#2 May 17, 2013
The economy here is amazing. Google, Apple, Facebook, Cisco, Tesla, Intel, ...everybody is hiring. A billion dollar stadium is nearly complete. High speed rail is breaking ground and San Francisco BART to San Jose is in the planning stage. The average house is back up to $710,000 in Santa Clara County. The recovery is booming.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#3 May 18, 2013
Lance Winslow wrote:
The economy here is amazing. Google, Apple, Facebook, Cisco, Tesla, Intel,...everybody is hiring. A billion dollar stadium is nearly complete. High speed rail is breaking ground and San Francisco BART to San Jose is in the planning stage. The average house is back up to $710,000 in Santa Clara County. The recovery is booming.
I hear you, another 20 years of this and we'll nearly be out of debt.

Since: Sep 11

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#7 May 18, 2013
Lance Winslow wrote:
The economy here is amazing. Google, Apple, Facebook, Cisco, Tesla, Intel,...everybody is hiring. A billion dollar stadium is nearly complete. High speed rail is breaking ground and San Francisco BART to San Jose is in the planning stage. The average house is back up to $710,000 in Santa Clara County. The recovery is booming.
How's Stockton doing, moron. You must think everyone is stupid.

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