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NEW UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS POSITIVE FOR WHITEWATER VALLEY

(Indianapolis, IN)--New unemployment numbers released Monday were generally positive for Wayne County and the rest of the Whitewater Valley.  Wayne County’s unemployment rate dropped from 3.5 to 3.1%.  The number of people in Wayne County’s workforce also dropped, though, by about 300 people.  Both the number of people working and not working dropped by 150.  Union County has our area’s lowest unemployment rate at 2.7%.