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December unemployment rate stays at 6.4 percent

By Associated Press 11:17 AM January 25, 2014

Remains below national average

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Alaska’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.4 percent in December.

The state labor department says the seasonally adjusted rate is down from 6.6 percent in December 2012. The November 2013 rate was revised from 6.5 percent to 6.4 percent.

Alaska started 2013 with a 6.7 percent unemployment rate.

Nationally, unemployment stood at 6.7 percent last month.

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