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Jobless rate declines for 27th month

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WENATCHEE — A surge of 200 new jobs in the area’s construction industry helped Chelan and Douglas counties’ unemployment rate fall slightly in October.

The jobless rate for the two-county area fell to 5.4 percent, down 0.2 percent points from October 2012. It was the 27th straight month of decline or no change in the jobless rate for Chelan and Douglas counties.

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