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SANFORD–Unemployment rates increased in 81 of  North Carolina’s 100 counties in November, decreased in 13, and were unchanged in six.  When compared to the same month a year ago, unemployment rates declined in 95 counties.  In November 2012, Lee County’s rate was 11.5 percent.  At the same time a year ago, the rate was 12.8 percent.

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