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Unemployment Rises In Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo Counties

Posted on Friday, March 7, 2014 3:37pm

The latest unemployment figures show a rise in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, but a dip statewide.

Santa Barbara County’s month to month figure rose from 6.4%, to 7.2%.  In San Luis Obispo County, the jobless rate climbe.d from 5.8%, to 6.2%

But statewide, the statistics released today show a drop in the unemployment rate from 8.3% in December, to 8.1% in January.

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