June's unemployment rate ended at 4.9%, up .1% May. The unemployment rate in Kansas in June of 2013 was 5.7%.
The Kansas Department of Labor says there were 9,844 initial claims for unemployment benefits in June.
This is down from May, which saw more than 12,500 claims. And down from June 2013, which had more than 13,000 claims.
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