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WAYNE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT NUMBERS CONTINUE UPWARD TREND

(Richmond, IN)--Employment numbers in Wayne County continue to trend in a positive direction.  According to state numbers released Monday, Wayne County’s unemployment rate is down to 4.8%.  That’s the lowest the rate has been in at least the last two years.  Also, 328 people got jobs in Wayne County last month, and the number of people claiming unemployment dropped by 89.