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Newest GA unemployment numbers released

ATLANTA (WTVM) – Newly released numbers from the Georgia Department of Labor shows the unemployment rate in October was 5.7 percent, down .1 percent from September.

The unemployment rate is also down from last year when it was 6.8 percent.

Georgia added nearly 30, 000 jobs in October.

The largest job growth were in trade, transportation and warehousing professions.

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