The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation that reported the numbers also noted this as the first time that local joblessness dropped below 7 percent since June 2008.
"Overall, the metropolitan areas are moving in the right direction, mirroring the health of the state as a whole," said the employment department's chief economist, Bill Anderson.
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