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JOBLESS RATE: March Numbers Drop

Posted on: 1:05 pm, April 19, 2013, by

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Iowa’s unemployment rate is down slightly but the number of people working also declined.

Iowa Workforce Development says the unemployment rate for March dropped to 4.9-percent in March from 5-percent in February.

The agency reports the number of people working in non-farm jobs also dropped by 5,500 workers.

The national unemployment rate also dropped a point in March, to 7.6-percent.