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Unemployment rate up in Lenawee County

LENAWEE COUNTY, MI (Toledo News Now) -

Michiganunemployment numbers for July are out, and Lenawee County is seeing a spike.

Thecounty currently has an unemployment rate of 10.5 percent. That's up fromearlier this summer, but Lenawee County Economic Development Director Jim Vandorensays it won't be like this for long.

"We'regoing to start to see it reverse because we know there are a number of jobsbeing offered that have not been available in the past because of our automotivecompanies, because of new lines that they've added," Vandoren said.

Healso says more people will start working education-related jobs as schools openagain this fall, and agriculture jobs as farmers get ready for a secondharvest.

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