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Albany unemployment still high at 10.5%

By Christian Jennings - bio | email

ALBANY,  GA (WALB) – New unemployment numbers were just released Thursday morning for Albany and Southwest Georgia.

The jobless rate is still high but it's down from previous months.The Georgia Department of Labor says Albany's unemployment rate dropped to 10.5% in December, down from 10.7 in November of 2010.

Southwest Georgia's rate was unchanged at 10.3% from November to December.

Both are higher than the state's jobless rate which rose to 10.2%.


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