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North Carolina’s unemployment rate reached another COVID-19 pandemic monthly low of 4.6% in June.

Yet, as has been the case since November, the state and Triad jobless rate continue to decrease more because of individuals dropping out of the workforce than from net gains in hiring.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that the U.S. economy and job market are quickly rebounding from the pandemic recession.

Look, I like our team, too, but these Republicans are teaching them poor sportsmanship by demanding an apology over nothing. The team did this to themselves by not being vaccinated.

Initial state and federal unemployment claims in North Carolina remained on a modest uptick this week, according to the latest N.C. Division of Employment Security report Friday.

There were 1,486 claims Tuesday, 1,420 on Wednesday and 1,967 on Thursday.

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