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August 15, 2014 6:04 PM

Merced County jobless rate increases in July

Merced County’s unemployment rate increased to 12.7 percent in July, up from 12.2 percent in June and nearly double the nation’s jobless rate, according to data released on Friday by the state Employment Development Department.

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