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State’s monthly unemployment rate unchanged from January

March 19, 2019 GMT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire officials say the state’s unemployment rate for February was 2.4 percent, unchanged from the January rate and a decrease from 2.7 percent a year earlier.

The state estimates that 747,600 people were employed last month, an increase of 1,220 from January and an increase of 8,900 from a year ago.

Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 3.8 percent. That was a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from the previous year.