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Delaware Jobless Rate Dips Below 4 Percent


DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware's unemployment rate dropped below 4 percent last month for the first time in a decade.

The Delaware Department of Labor released data on Friday that shows the state's unemployment rate fell to 3.9 percent in June.

That's the lowest it's been since February 2008.

Delaware's unemployment rate has dropped in each of the past five months. It's now down 0.7 percent from last June.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.