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GA unemployment rate up, despite job growth continuation

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Georgia's job growth continues, but the unemployment rate is up.

The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 8.3 percent in May.

That rate is slightly up from 8.2 percent in April, but it is down eight-tenths of a percentage point from 9.1 percent in May 2012.

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