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Shelby’s unemployment rises slightly
The unemployment rate in Shelby County rose to 9.9 percent in October, a .4 increase from September. Rates rose in all 120 counties in Kentucky, figures released Wednesday by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet show.
Oldham County (8.8 percent) and Jefferson (9.6) were the only counties in the region with lower rates than Shelby. Henry was at 11.3 and Spencer 10.6.
Fayette County had the best rate in the state (7.6), and McGoffin had the worst (21.7).
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