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Ohio unemployment up slightly for month of June

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Ohio's unemployment rate was 7.2% in June 2013, up from 7% in May, according to data released Friday morning by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in May was 413,000, up from 8,000 from 405,000 in May. The number of unemployed has decreased by 5,000 in the past 12 months from 418,000. The June unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 7.3% in June 2012.

The U.S. unemployment rate for June was 7.6%, unchanged from the previous month and down from 8.2% in June 2012.

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