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More jobs for up-and-coming college graduates

There's good news on the job hunting front for up-and-coming college graduates. The U.S. unemployment rate has plummeted to 6.3 percent, the lowest in 5 1/2 years, and the economy has gained 288,000 jobs.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 10:19am EDT

Tags: job numbers, Mark Hamrick,, college graduates


Va.'s jobless rate falls slightly in November

The Virginia Employment Commission says the state's jobless rate fell slightly to 5.4 percent in November.

Friday - 12/20/2013, 05:45pm EST

Tags: Virginia, unemployment,

Va.'s jobless rate holds steady in October

Thursday - 12/05/2013, 01:19pm EST


Galax has top jobless rate in July

Layoffs in construction, the wholesale trade and manufacturing pushed Galax's jobless rate to the highest in Virginia in July and knocking off Martinsville, which has long had the state's highest unemployment rate.

Wednesday - 08/28/2013, 01:40pm EDT

Tags: Galax, Martinsville, Va.

Va jobless rate increases slightly in May

Friday - 06/21/2013, 06:30pm EDT


Va jobless rate falls to 5.3 percent in March

Friday - 04/19/2013, 01:19pm EDT


D.C. unemployment rate drops slightly in March

New statistics from the Labor Department show the nation's capital gained 2,900 jobs in March.

Friday - 04/19/2013, 11:48am EDT

Tags: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Va. jobless rate dips to 4-year low in December

Virginia's unemployment rate dipped in December to 5.5 percent, the lowest jobless number in four years.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 12:29pm EST