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Mass. Unemployment Drops To 4.8%

The Massachusetts unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent last month, a slight drop from February and a full 1.1 percentage points lower than March 2014.

The state Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development also announced on Thursday that the state added 10,500 jobs last month, and there were 34,000 fewer unemployed people last month compared to the year-ago month

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Saul Loeb / Getty Images - President Obama hails April Jobs Report

Jobs Climb In April

There are fresh signs today that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.

The Labor Department says employers added 288,000 jobs in April.

The nation's unemployment rate dropped to 6

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State Gains More Jobs In March

The state is out with an upbeat monthly jobs report.

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