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Florida's jobless rate dips to 8.5 percent

Florida’s unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percent in October to 8.5 percent, the lowest it has been since December 2008, the Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday. The national unemployment rate for the month is 7.9 percent.

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