Comments for: Maine jobless rate rises to 7 percent

Posted Jan. 27, 2009, at 2:58 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Maine’s unemployment rate in December grew to 7 percent, the highest level since June 1992, the state Department of Labor announced Tuesday. Maine shed 3,400 jobs last month as the seasonally adjusted jobless rate rose from 6.3 percent in November and 4.9 percent in December 2007, when …

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