100 Facts Day 1 35,000 jobs

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Minnesota gains back 35,000 jobs in 12 months. 

June employment numbers show Minnesota gained 7,200 jobs that month, and 35,000 in the past year. The state’s unemployment rate remains at 5.6 percent. 

 

That’s better than the rest of the nation, where unemployment still hovers at more than 8 percent and it is an improvement over one year ago, when the state unemployment rate was 6.7 percent.

 

And that’s a fact. 

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