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Gas prices, jobless rate both up locally

March 4, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell was hit with a double dose of bad economic news Friday as the average gas price in the city hit $3.479 and the unemployment rate spiked to 4.9 percent.
The average gas price is about 20 cents higher than a week ago. The unemployment rate which covers the month of January but was just released Friday is up 0.8 percentage points from the previous month. Continue Reading

Jobless rate drops here

December 28, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

2010 just might be ending on a positive note for the unemployed at least for those in Douglas County. Continue Reading