Friday, August 17, 2012 - 2:04pm
Unemployment rises in Delaware
Updated Friday, August 17, 2012 - 4:06pm
Delaware unemployment reaches 6.8% in July, falling below the national rate of 8.2%.
The state's Department of Labor data marks a slight increase from 6.7% in June and a decrease from 7.4% a year ago.
In Wilmington, unemployment continues to soar, reaching 10.6% last month.
In this past month government hiring picked up in local governments while retail jobs throughout the state reported decreases.
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