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Georgia Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.7 Percent

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Georgia labor officials say the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.7 percent in October, down from 9 percent in September That compares to a jobless rate of 9.7 percent a year […]


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Keeping It Real w/ Al Sharpton 10/5/12

You know what day it is….it’s Friday! Each and every Friday Rev. Sharpton gets his weekly rundown of what’s going on in Black Hollywood from BRE Magazine CEO Sidney Miller. In this weeks rundown, Rev. Sharpton […]


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Georgia’s Unemployment Rate Steady At 9.2 Percent

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The unemployment rate in Georgia held steady at 9.2 percent in August. Figures released Thursday by the state Department of Labor show that unemployment has not budged since July. But it’s lower compared […]


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Unemployment Inches Up Again

ATLANTA (AP) – State labor officials say the preliminary unemployment rate in metro Atlanta rose to 9.4 percent in December. The Georgia Department of Labor said the new figure is up two-tenths of a percentage […]


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The Black Unemployment Rate Has Dropped Again

As the America focuses on the allegations against Herman Cain and Bishop Eddie Long, the unemployment rate has dropped again and the rate is still lower among the black community. If you missed the show this […]