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Local News: A service of Reid Health

(Whitewater Valley)--Unemployment numbers in our area trending upward again after bottoming out last month.  Wayne County is at 3.3%.  That’s up 2/10 of a percent.  Fayette is at 4.4, Randolph is at 3.5, Franklin has 3%, and Union County is at 2.9% unemployment.  Numbers on the Ohio side are slightly higher with Preble County at 4.7%, Darke at 4.4%, and Butler County at 4.9%.  All of those numbers, though, are at least a full percentage point lower than they were at this point last year.