Calif. Unemployment Rate Remains at 12.2%

October 16, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Several Valley counties saw jobless rates drop.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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California's unemployment rate remained the same in September at 12.2 percent.

But in the Valley, several counties saw a significant drop in unemployment.

Fresno County's rate dipped by half a percentage point compared to August to 14.1 percent.

Madera and Merced counties dropped by a whole percentage point. Kings and Tulare counties dropped by 0.3 percent.



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