April 2013 http://wuky.org en Kentucky Jobless Rate Drops To 7.9% In April http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-jobless-rate-drops-79-april <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 7.9 percent in April, down from 8 percent in March.</span></p><p></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">The state Office of Employment and Training said Thursday that the preliminary April rate was an improvement from the 8.2 percent statewide rate in April 2012.</span></p><p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">Kentucky's jobless rate remains above the national rate, which was at 7.5 percent in April.</span></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 16:13:05 +0000 Associated Press 31613 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Jobless Rate Drops To 7.9% In April