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NC unemployment hits lowest number in 4 years

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New numbers from the state Commerce Department show the unemployment rate lower than it's been since 2009.

The rate fell to 8.9% in April. In march, the rate was 9.2%. The last time the rate was this low was January 2009.

The state Commerce Department said the number of people unemployed fell by 15,000 between March and April.

Leisure and hospitality service industry added the most jobs, followed by the financial sector and the government.

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