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Unemployment continues to decline in the Lehigh Valley

Published On: Jul 02 2013 07:38:15 PM EDT

Fourth straight monthly decline for both regions

The region's jobs scene continues to gain momentum.

The unemployment rates for the Lehigh Valley and the Reading area -- Berks County -- fell in May.

It's the fourth straight monthly decline for both regions.


The Lehigh Valley's jobless rate fell two tenths of a percentage point to 7.9 percent.

Reading's rate fell one-tenth to 7.6-percent.