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Published November 28, 2012, 12:00 AM

State Employment

In this Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, photo, job seekers wait in line to see employers at a National Career Fairs' job fair in New York. An increase in hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 37 U.S. states last month, the latest indication that the job market is slowly healing.Unemployment rates are now below 7 percent in 23 of the 50 states. The Labor Department says rates rose in seven states in October and were unchanged in six. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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