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Government hiring lifted state job picture in December

ANNAPOLIS — Government hiring drove Maryland’s unemployment rate down to 6.7 percent last month as payrolls grew by 3,100 jobs, according to figures released Tuesday by the state. December marked the third straight month in which the jobless rate declined after the recent peak of 7.4 percent in September. Unemployment was 6.9 percent in November, and December’s ...

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