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County's jobless rate drops below 10 percent

Published: 7:02 PM, 12/27/2013 Last updated: 7:04 PM, 12/27/2013

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NASHVILLE—Cocke County's unemployment rate dropped seven-tenths of a percent in November to 9.7 percent, according to figures released Thursday by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.Out of a workforce of 15,720, 1,530 were without jobs.County unemployment rates for November 2013 show the rate increased in one county, decreased in 93, and remained the same in one county. Specific county information for November is available on the Internet; enter more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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