Florida's unemployment rate falls to 10%

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Florida’s unemployment rate in November fell to 10.0 percent, the lowest since May 2009. The rate was 0.4 percentage points lower than a revised October rate and below the 11.9 percent posted in November 2010. Total non-agricultural employment grew by 98,100 jobs since Nov. 2010, the Department of Economic Opportunity reported Friday.

Here is the official release from the Department of Economic Opportunity:

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) today announced that Florida

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