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Unemployment Plunges In Teton County

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Unemployment in Teton County plunged 3.5% last month from what had been recorded just a month before.  According to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, the county saw 5.2% of its workforce idled in June, down from 8.7% in May.  That is also slightly lower than the unemployment rate in Teton County in June, 2011.  Statewide, the unemployment rate increased 2/10 of a percent to 5.4%  Teton’s neighboring counties posted the state’s two extremes – Lincoln county with the highest jobless rate of 7.1% and Sublette County with the lowest at 3.6%.  Nationally, 8.2% of America’s workforce is still without work.

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