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Ohio's unemployment numbers continue to climb

Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.7 percent in July 2014, up from 5.5 percent in June 2014.

Ohio's nonfarm wage and salary employment decreased 12,400 over the month, from a revised 5,301,300 in June to 5,288,900 in July.

The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in July was 323,000, up 7,000 from 316,000 in June.

The number of unemployed has decreased by 110,000 in the past 12 months from 433,000. The July unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 7.5 percent in July 2013.

The U.S. unemployment rate for July was 6.2 percent, up from 6.1 percent in June, and down from 7.3 percent in July 2013.

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