The jobless rate fell in 39 states and rose in only five, the Labor Department reports - though...

|By:, SA News Editor

The jobless rate fell in 39 states and rose in only five, the Labor Department reports - though payroll employment dropped in 27 states, vs. 21 where it rose. Nevada still has the top unemployment rate (14.2%) and Michigan (13.2%) drops again; sixteen states and D.C. still have double-digit unemployment.