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July’s Unemployment rate falls in VA.

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Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent in July.

That rate is 3.7 percent below the rate from a year ago.

The number of unemployed residents in the state decreases by over 7,000.

Job gains over the year was up 3.8 percent.

Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to be below the national rate of 5.4 percent.

Gov. Northam praised the rate saying it shows the strength and resiliency of the state’s economy and workforce.

CNBC once again named Virginia one of the top states for business according to Gov. Northam.

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