recovery http://wfae.org en State Unemployment Report Shows Modest Improvement http://wfae.org/post/state-unemployment-report-shows-modest-improvement <p></p><p>North Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped to a seasonally-adjusted 9.1 percent in November, according to the latest data today from the state’s Commerce Department. That’s still more than a point above the national rate of 7.7 percent, but it’s still more “ho ho ho” than “bah humbug.”</p><p>While it decreased by 0.2 percent, North Carolina’s unemployment is still the fifth highest in the nation. But, there’s some trends that have Clemson University economist Bruce Yandle feeling the holiday spirit.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 18:47:35 +0000 Ben Bradford 18139 at http://wfae.org State Unemployment Report Shows Modest Improvement