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VIDEO: Dalton working hard to make this its final dreary Labor Day

11:57 PM, Sep 3, 2012   |    comments
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DALTON, Ga. -- It was a soggy, dreary Labor Day in Dalton, literally and figuratively.

Some 4,600 additional jobs vanished between June, 2011 and June, 2012 -- the worst job losses, per capita, in the nation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The metro area, in NW Georgia, also continues to have the worst unemployment rate in the state, climbing slightly from June, 2012 to July, 2012, to 12.5 percent  That is still better than it was in July, 2011, when it was 13 percent.

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