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Vt. unemployment rate ticks up

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

Vermont's unemployment rate rose for a third straight month.

The state labor department says the jobless rate for August was 4.6 percent -- That's up .2 percent from July. The national rate dropped two tenths to 7.4 percent.
    
State labor officials note that Vermont also saw a rise in unemployment numbers last summer that proved to be temporary. Vermont's unemployment rate remains the fourth lowest in the country.

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