Florida’s June unemployment rate stalls

July 20, 2012, (Written by Brent Kallestad – Associated Press)  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The percentage of jobless in Florida stalled in June, remaining at 8.6 percent for a second straight month. The seasonally adjusted rate for June was unchanged from the May figure and nearly 800,000 Floridians remain jobless, the Department of Economic Opportunity reported Friday. Florida’s unemployment remains above the national average of 8.2 percent and 15 of 67 counties reported double-figure unemployment, compared to eight counties a month ago.

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