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Metro Detroit Unemployment Numbers Down, Michigan Joblessness Dropped: Report Says

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Office buildings stand in the skyline in downtown Detroit, Michigan, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. (Alan Chin/Bloomberg via Getty Images) | Alan Chin/Bloomberg via Getty Images

(LANSING, Mich.) -- Unemployment is down in all 17 of Michigan's major labor market areas, according to a report released by the state's Department of Technology, Management and Budget on Thursday.



According to the report, in the Detroit-Warren-Livonia market, the unemployment rate stood at 9.9 percent in March, down from 10.2 percent in February.



Michigan's overall unemployment rate dropped from 8.8 percent in February to 8.5 percent in March.



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