The economy in the Tri-Cities continues to grow and evidence of that appears in the unemployment rate.

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The numbers were pretty significant from last year at this time to now.

Last year the unemployment rate in Benton County was 6.2% in November and this year the unemployment rate is just 4.9%.

Meanwhile in Franklin County the number of unemployed was 5.7%, which is down from 7.6% last year!



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