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Unemployment Rates Fell In 20 US States In May

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Unemployment fell in 20 states last month and nearly three-quarters of the states added jobs, as the nation at large posted a fourth straight month of solid hiring. The Labor Department says unemployment rates rose in 16 states and were unchanged in 14 states. The biggest drops in unemployment rates occurred in Illinois, where the rate fell to 7.5 percent from 7.9 percent, and Massachusetts, where it fell to 5.6 percent from 6 percent.