Jobless rate down

Delaware's unemployment rate is down slightly.

The state Labor Department reports the August number stood at 7.3%, down from 7.4% in July.

The August number is slightly higher than August of last year, although labor analysts point out the state has seen an increase of 7300 jobs over the last year.

Wilmington's unemployment rate stands at 10.7%, down from 11.3% in July.

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