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Alabama unemployment unchanged at 6.8 percent

Alabama's June unemployment rate was announced on Friday. (Source: MGNOnline stock photo) Alabama's June unemployment rate was announced on Friday. (Source: MGNOnline stock photo)
MONTGOMERY, AL (WAFF) - Alabama's June unemployment rate holds steady at 6.8 percent. 

Governor Robert Bentley announced on Friday that Alabama's preliminary, seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate is the same as May's rate and above June 2013's rate of 6.5 percent. 

June's rate represents 144,991 unemployed people, compared to 146,976 in May and 138,344 in June 2013. 

For the complete report from Governor Bentley, you can visit the newsroom on Governor Bentley's website: www.governor.alabama.gov/newsroom. 

You can also visit www.governor.alabama.gov for real-time social media updates and all of Governor Bentley's news releases. 

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