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Vt. unemployment drops to 4.7%

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MONTPELIER, Vt. -

Vermont's unemployment rate dropped in January.

The rate was 4.7 percent -- down two tenths of a percentage point from December's revised rate of 4.9 percent. That compares to the national unemployment rate of 7.9 percent, which was up a tenth of a point.
   
Vermont's rate for January was the fourth lowest in the country and marks six straight months in which the rate has either declined or held steady.

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