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D.C. region sees spike in employment

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Unemployment fell across the region in October fueled by an uptick in private sector hiring. Virginia announced Tuesday an unemployment rate of 5.7 percent after being stuck at 5.9 percent for three months. Maryland unemployment fell by 0.1 percentage point to 6.7 percent, while the District's dropped from 8.7 percent in September to 8.5 percent, it's lowest mark in nearly four years. The labor...

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