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Unemployment rate drops in 99 of NC's 100 counties

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RALEIGH, N.C. -

Good news on unemployment in North Carolina.

The unemployment rate dropped in 99 of the state's 100 counties in March, according to state figures released Wednesday.

In Pitt County, unemployment fell by almost an entire point from 9.5% in March 2012 to 8.6% in March of this year.

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