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Florida’s jobless rate shoots to 4.3%, highest in 2 years

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Florida’s unemployment rate shot up to 4.3% in March, as coronavirus-induced closures of Florida’s theme parks, hotels and large numbers of businesses caused the highest levels of joblessness in almost two years.

It was a dramatic increase from the state’s previous month’s unemployment rate of 2.8%. …

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