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Kentucky's Jobless Rate Stays at 5 Percent in March


Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate stayed at 5 percent in March, which was unchanged from the prior month.

The state Office of Employment and Training said Thursday that last month's seasonally adjusted rate was down slightly from the 5.1 percent statewide rate in March 2016. They say last month's preliminary rate was above the national 4.5 percent jobless rate in March.

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