Michigan’s monthly unemployment rate jumped slightly to 8.7% as more people are competing for jobs.

Michigan’s monthly jobless rate remained unchanged from April to May at eight-point-four percent.

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Michigan’s monthly unemployment rate dipped slightly in October, and is down almost a full point from where it was at this time last year. It’s still higher than the national average. 

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Some Michigan college students with doubts about staying in the state are reconsidering Lansing.

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Governor Rick Snyder says Michigan and the rest of the country lost sight of the value of vocational training as young people were encouraged to get four-year college degrees.