Missouri unemployment ticks up to 5.5 percent in January

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Missouri had an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent in January, which was up from 5.4 percent in December but marked a significant decrease from the rate of 6.4 percent reported in January 2014, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Tuesday.

The Midwest had the lowest unemployment rate of any region in the U.S. for January, at 5.2 percent.


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