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All 92 Indiana Counties See a Decrease in Unemployment Rates in August

All 92 Indiana counties experienced a decrease in their unemployment rates for the month of August, including Starke County, which saw its rate drop by 2.3%, from 9.0% in July to 6.7% in August.  The Starke County rate has now fallen 12.7% since reaching its peak in April of this year when the rate was reported to be 19.4%.  The number of unemployed in the county dropped a total of 225 persons from July to August.