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Unemployment went down slightly in one Central Oregon County in October, but remained the same in the other two. The unemployment rate in Crook County dropped from 19% to 18.6% in October. The rate in Deschutes and Jefferson Counties remained unchanged from September. Deschutes County's unemployment stands at 15.3% and Jefferson's is at 15.4%. State-wide, Oregon’s unemployment rate remained at 10.5% last month.

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  • North 3rd St >< Division and O.B. Riley Rd, single lane N-Bound (6/15-8/30)
  • South 3rd St >< Wilson and Reed Ln, single lane closures South Bound 5a-2p (8/30)
  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.
  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)
  • Butler Market East-bound lane closed E of 4th St. for sewer construction. (12/17)