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Unemployment rises in Youngstown and Warren

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - The jobless rate increased by one percent last month in the city of Warren.

The latest Ohio labor market information says  that unemployment in Warren rose from nine percent in June to ten percent in July.

That compares to the seasonally adjusted rate for the state of Ohio that remained unchanged at 7.2%

The rate in the city of Youngstown increased from 10.6% to 11% during the same period.

The rate for the entire Youngstown Warren Metropolitan area increased one-tenth of a percent from 8.4% to 8.5% between June and July.

According to state estimates, 22,700 people were unemployed in the Youngstown Warren Metro area last month.

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