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Virginia’s Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 5.6%

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Virginia’s Jobless Rate Holds Steady At 5.6%

The Commonwealth’s jobless rate held steady in October. The statewide unemployment rate was 5.6% last month. The rate was 5.8% in October 2012. As is usually the case, Virginia’s jobless figure was well below the national average. The national rate in October was 7.2%.