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      Unemployment steady for Georgia, down in Albany

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      Bad news on the job front--unemployment numbers are up in Albany.

      Metro Albany's jobless rate rose to 9.5 percent in May. That's up from 9.4% in April.

      Although, it is down from one year ago when it was 10.1%.

      And unemployment numbers are up for the region.

      Unemployment rose to 9.1% in southwest Georgia for the month of May. That's up from 9% in April.

      The State of Georgia's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 8.9%, which is down from one year ago when it was 9.8%.

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