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Jobless rates improve again in most Ky. counties

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Jobless rates have improved again in 107 Kentucky counties.

The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training released the latest unemployment numbers on Thursday. Those numbers, covering the month of May, showed jobless rates worsened in 12 counties.

Woodford County had the lowest unemployment rate in the state at 5.3%, followed by Hancock at 5.5%.

Calloway, Daviess, Fayette, Franklin, Ohio, Oldham, Shelby and Union each had rates between 6 and 7%.

Fulton County had the highest jobless rate at 19.9%, followed by Magoffin County at 16.1%.

Jackson and Leslie counties were both above 14%. Bell County was at 13.3%.

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