November jobless numbers released

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Dec 20, 2012 at 10:34 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) Minnesota's unemployment rate has dropped another notch to 5.7 percent for November. The Department of Employment and Economic Development officials released statistics today.

The state made a net gain of 10,800 jobs last month. In the past 12 months, the state has picked up 55,200 jobs.

Among the state's metro areas. St. Cloud saw 2.3 percent growth in jobs over the past 12 months. That was higher than Mankato, Duluth, the Twin Cities and Rochester.

Nationally, November's unemployment rate was 7.7 percent.

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