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Jobless rate recedes countywide


Last updated 3/31/2018 at 1:11pm

RIVERSIDE - With most sectors of the regional economy stabilizing after the holidays, the unemployment rate in Riverside County dropped marginally in February, according to data released by state officials.

The jobless rate in February, based on preliminary estimates, was 4.6 percent, compared to 4.7 percent in January, according to the California Employment Development Department.

Agency figures showed that the February rate was nearly a percentage point below the year-ago level, when countywide unemployment stood at 5.5 percent.

The unincorporated community of Cabazon had the highest u...

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