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Rochester economy booming (access required)

Rochester’s economy continues to thrive, with an uptick in jobs and a decrease in the unemployment rate, the state Department of Labor reported this week. The Rochester metro area gained 6,300, or 1.2 percent, nonfarm jobs and 6,000, or 1.3 percent, private-sector jobs in August, not seasonally adjusted. Nonfarm jobs include private sector and government jobs. Rochester’s ...

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