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Officials hopeful despite rise in Montana jobless rate


Though Montana's jobless rate ticked upward in July, the state is still on the path to economic recovery.

That's the finding in the monthly unemployment rate figures released Friday afternoon.

The Montana jobless rate in July increased by .2 percentage points to 7.5 percent, according to the state Labor Department.

Despite the increase, Montana's economy appears to be headed in the right direction, Labor Commissioner Keith Kelly said. "The U.S. economic recovery has slowed in recent months, which has slowed Montana's economic recovery," Kelly said. "Despite these headwinds, Montana's eco...

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