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Michigan Sees An Increase In New Unemployment Claims

(CBS DETROIT) - After months of declining unemployment rates, Michigan sees an increase in new claims.

Nearly 22,000 new claims were filed in the state the week of April 17, according to the labor department.

That's over 5,000 than three weeks ago.

Nationwide unemployment claims fell to 547,000 which is down 39,000 claims from three weeks ago.

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