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Northland's jobless rate is lowest since 2007

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Unemployment rates in Duluth and throughout much of Northeastern Minnesota have reached their lowest levels since before the recession.


Duluth's jobless rate slid to 4.7 percent in October, while the greater Twin Ports area dropped to 5.2 percent. Meanwhile, all of Northeastern Minnesota declined to 5.3 percent, recent Minnesota Department of

Employment and Economic Development data show.

The rates haven't been this low since November 2007.

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