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04/26/2013 03:31 pm ET Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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(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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