Delaware unemployment drops in final month of 2013
By Peter MacArthur

Unemployment in Delaware dropped at the end of 2013.

Latest numbers from the state Labor Department show joblessness stood at 6.2% in December, down from six-and-a-half percent in November.

The new figures keep Delaware well below the national average of 6.7%.

Biggest job gains last month were in leisure and hospitality and professional and business services.

The Labor Department estimates 27 thousand 400 Delawareans were unemployed last month.

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