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Oregon Adds Jobs, Unemployment Declines

(Salem, OR) -- Oregon's economy continued to add jobs in May. The Oregon Employment Department reports there were 36-hundred new jobs and the unemployment rate declined from four percent in April to three-point-seven percent in May. Financial activities, leisure and hospitality, and transportation, warehousing, and utilities added jobs. Retail trade and government lost jobs. This is the fourth month in a row that Oregon's unemployment rate has declined.

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