MISSOURI--- Missouri unemployment falls to a five year low in October. The rate dropped to 6.5% - marking the 50th month in a row that state unemployment was lower than the federal rate. October job growth centered on professional, scientific and technical positions, with 1,700 jobs added. Meanwhile, the federal unemployment rate increased to 7.3%.
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