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Ohio's unemployment rate unchanged from June

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

The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in July was 416,000, up 3,000 from 413,000 in June. The number of unemployed has increased by 1,000 in the past 12 months from 415,000. The July unemployment rate for Ohio was unchanged from 7.2% in July 2012.

The U.S. unemployment rate for July was 7.4%, down from 7.6% in June and from 8.2% in July 2012.

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