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Florida adds jobs but unemployment rate increases as more return to workforce

Florida saw an increase of 22,900 jobs in March, but the unemployment rate ticked up 0.1 percent to 6.3 percent, according to numbers released Friday by the Department of Economic Opportunity. The state’s jobless rate remains below the national rate of 6.7 percent and its job growth rate of 3 percent over the year beats the 1.7 percent national rate.

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