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State’s Jobless Rate Surges To 10.2%

State’s Jobless Rate Surges To 10.2%

Unemployment in Arkansas shot up to 10.2% in April, ballooning to double-digits for the first time in more than 35 years. The jobless rate doubled from 5% in March, state officials announced Friday. All 11 economic sectors suffered...

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17% Unemployment Forecast For State

17% Unemployment Forecast For State

Unemployment in Arkansas is predicted to skyrocket to 17% this summer, climbing into double digits for the first time since the early 1980s, according to a statewide economic forecast. The state's joblessness rate, however, should...

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