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Spokane County’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.2 percent in March

From staff reports

Spokane County’s unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in March.

The county’s unemployment rate was 6.7 percent in February, and 6 percent in March 2017, according to the Washington Employment Security Department.

Ferry County had the highest unemployment rate in the region, at 16.6 percent. Whitman and Asotin counties tied for the lowest rate in Eastern Washington at 4.7 percent.

Other March unemployment rates, by county, were: Stevens, 9.6 percent; Pend Oreile, 8.8 percent; Lincoln, 6.1 percent; and Adams, 6.9 percent.

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