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Nevada unemployment rate falls to 7.7 percent in June

Nevada unemployment rate falls to 7.7 percent in June

By Joyce Lupiani. CREATED Jul 18, 2014

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Nevada's unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent for the month of June, according to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.

That is down from 7.9 percent in May and 10.0 percent in 2013. The Las Vegas unemployment rate remained at 7.9 percent.

The unemployment rate for Reno/Sparks and the Carson City area fell 0.1 percentage points to 7.2 and 7.9 percent.

Nevada added a seasonally adjusted 5,300 jobs in June, which is the 11th month to month employment gain.

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Joyce Lupiani is the managing editor for PositivelyLV.com and contributes to KTNV.com and NowTrending.com.